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Hot Water Freezes Faster than Cold — The Mpemba Effect

Named after Erasto Mpemba, is the assertion that, in some circumstances, warmer water can freeze faster than colder water. Although there is anecdotal support for the effect, there is no agreement on exactly what the effect is and under what circumstances it occurs. There have been reports of similar phenomena since ancient times, although with insufficient detail for the claims to be…

Formula For The Perfect Cheese On Toast Revealed.

While it wont come as a surprise to most of you, I am a bit of a foodie but not like a lot of people in that I love the chemistry of food. I love the Moderist Cuisine: The art and Science of Cooking by Nathan Myhrvold, Chris Young and Maxine Bilet. I hope for…

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