Ford uses a robotic butt, called Robutt, to quickly simulate 10 years worth of wear and tear on car seats in just 3 days. It is heated to 36 degrees Celsius (to approximate the human body’s temperature) and can sweat. theverge.com/tldr/2019/1/…
Today I learned about Roman soldier Pantera. In Celsius' "The true word" Jesus was depicted as the result of an affair between his mother Mary and this soldier. Both the ancient Talmud and medieval Jewish writings reinforced this notion, referring "Yeshu ben Pantera", which means "Jesus, son of Pantera" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tib…
-40 degrees is where Fahrenheit and Celsius are the same. -40 degrees C = -40 degrees F rapidtables.com/convert/t…
The year 1816 is known as the "year without summer" due to the volcanic eruption of Mount Tambora in Indonesia which resulted in tens of thousands of deaths, a global temperature drop of up to 3 degrees Celsius and unusually cold and wet conditions sweeping across Europe and North America. edition.cnn.com/2019/09/1…
Some trees can survive temperatures as low as -269 degree Celsius. They have evolved a supercooling method where the insides of their cells turn into glass. Its a kind of suspended animation where the molecules don't really move. nature.com/articles/natur…
In Denmark babies take their naps outside, all year round (with the exception when temperatures are -10 degree Celsius or below). makchic.com/mums-denmark-…
Celsius and Fahrenheit intersect at -40, meaning -40C is the same as -40F. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fah…
There is a temperature scale called the Rankine scale. It uses the absolute zero as it's 0Β°, but uses the number scale from Fahrenheit. (Compared to Kelvin, which uses the number scale from Celsius) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ran…
In a "standard" 75 or 100 watt 120 volt light bulb, the filament temperature is roughly 2550 degrees Celsius, or roughly 4600 degrees Fahrenheit. hypertextbook.com/facts/1…
The Fahrenheit temperature scale was the only used temperature scale in the English Speaking world until the 1960s. Britain and Canada among others converted to Celsius, with the US being the exception. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fah…
The planet Venus is actually hotter than the planet Mercury. Although Venus is not the planet closest to the sun, its dense atmosphere traps heat in a runaway version of the greenhouse effect that warms Earth. As a result, temperatures on Venus reach 870 degrees Fahrenheit (465 degrees Celsius) space.com/44-venus-second…
In 2012 scientists at the Hadron Collider formed a quark-gluon plasma and subsequently recorded the hottest temperature created by man, 5.5 trillion degrees celsius. theverge.com/2012/8/15/32…
Kelvin is NOT measured in degrees, unlike Fahrenheit and Celsius. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kel…
The minimum temperature that can cause a burn is 44 Β°C (111 Β°F). From 44Β° to 51 Β°C (111Β° to 124 Β°F), the rate of burn increases by a factor of approximately 4 with each Celsius degree risen or twice per Fahrenheit degree risen, from 6 hours down to 6 seconds. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Russian polar scientists at Vostok Station, coldest place on Earth, have a tradition called 200 Club. They take a sauna heated up to 120Β°C (248Β°F) and then run outside into -80Β°C (-112Β°F) wearing nothing but underwear and flip-flops, experiencing a quick temperature change of 200 degrees Celsius en.wikipedia.org/wiki/300…
When you die you can have your remains turned in to a diamond. Carbon is extracted from your cremated ashes or hair and compressed to almost 900,000 PSI and subjected to temperatures of 2,500 degrees Celsius to form a bonding of the atoms. smithsonianmag.com/innova…
The sex of sea turtles is determined by the incubation temperature of the eggs. If the incubation temperature is below 81.86 Fahrenheit (27.7 celsius) then the hatchlings are male.If it is above 87.8 Fahrenheit (31 celsius) then hatchlings are female.Inbetween values produce male and female oceanservice.noaa.gov/fac…
Last year a 70-year-old butcher in the south of England who became locked in his walk-in freezer, used a 1.5kg roll of black pudding to escape from the -20 degree celsius temperatures by using it as a battering ram theweek.co.uk/90911/black…
Japanese Honeybees defend themselves against wasps by swarming them and "baking" them by vibrating their wings to 47 degrees Celsius. One degree above the wasp's max temperature. theoatmeal.com/comics/bee…
Today I learned about Jean-Pierre Christin, who flipped the Celsius scale. Before his proposal, boiling water was 0Β°C and freezing water was 100Β°C. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jea…
Learned about Apis Dorsata. These giant honeybees utilize a method called β€œheat balling,” to defend themselves. They heat their thoraces to a temperature of 45 degrees Celsius (which is lethal to wasps.) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Api…
Today I learned of Michael Malloy, who survived murder attempts including antifreeze, turpentine, horse liniment, rat poison and methanol poisoning. He was also dragged drunk and unconscious and dumped in the snow and had 19 liters of water dumped on him in 26 deg Celsius and survived being hit by a taxi en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mic…
Anders Celsius, for whom the Celsius temperature scale is named, actually invented the exact opposite system than today. Celsius' system denoted the boiling point of water at 0Β° and its freezing at 100Β°. Someone else reversed the order shortly after he died and it's stuck since. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cel…
, A UK hairdresser invented and demonstrated a paint like substance that can withstand 10,000 degrees celsius, he took the secret of how to create the material to the grave with him and it was never commercialised telegraph.co.uk/technolog…
"a mycologist with the U.S. Forest Service in Corvallis, Oregon [USA], has measured temperatures as high as 1,292 degrees Fahrenheit (700 degrees Celsius) beneath logs burning in a wildfire, and 212 degrees Fahrenheit (100 degrees Celsius) a full two inches (five centimeters) below the surface." news.nationalgeographic.c…
Human blood boils at approximately the same temperature as water, 100 degrees Celsius. madsci.org/posts/archives…
Liquid water can be supercooled to -55 degrees Fahrenheit (-48.3 degrees Celsius, 224.8 Kelvin) if the water is free from impurities or places where ice could form. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sup…
The 300 Club is the name given to people who have experienced an instantaneous 166 degree Celsius (300 Β°F) drop in temperature, in Antartica when the temps reach -73C / -100F en.wikipedia.org/wiki/300…
The surface of Venus is hotter then the surface of Mercury due to the higher concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere. The surface of Venus is 460 degrees Celsius whereas Mercury is 427 degrees Celsius. science.nasa.gov/science-…
Crocodile gender is based off the temperature of their nest. Below 31.7 degrees Celsius is a female, and above 31.7 degrees Celsius is a male. pulseplanet.com/dailyprog…
When Anders Celsius invented the temperature scale, he put 100 degrees as the point for freezing and 0 degrees as the point for boiling. Another scientist, Carl Linnaeus, waited until Celsius had died to change the scale to the way we read it today. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/A…
Anders Celsius originally created the temperature scale with 100 degrees as freezing and 0 degrees as boiling. Carl Linnaeus, another scientist, waited until he died to change the scale to what it is today. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
The Skunk Cabbage is one of a few plants that generates its own heat, 20 degrees Celsius/36 degrees Fahrenheit on average, above the outside air temperature. This allows the plant to melt through the snow and flower while snow is still on the ground. natureinstitute.org/pub/i…
Diamonds, like any other carbon will burn in the presence of oxygen. For diamonds the temperature of combustion is 763ΒΊ Celsius. gemsociety.org/article/ca…
Scientists in Mexico turned tequila into diamonds by heating a cheap shot to 800 degrees Celsius. At that temp, it vaporized and broke down into its atomic constituents, producing a fine layer of carbon crystal structures identical to diamonds on nearby metal trays. theguardian.com/science/2…
Today I learned of Arrhenius_equation where the reaction rate doubles for every 10 degree Celsius increase in temperature. Hot water is 'exponentially' better for cleaning and so on the hotter it gets. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arr…
The Rankine temperature scale exists, which is the Fahrenheit scale minus 459.67 so 0 degrees R is at absolute zero, similar to the Celsius and Kelvin scales. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ran…
NASA has discovered stars with temperatures lower than the human body. The star 'WISE 1828+2650' is less than 80 degrees Fahrenheit (25 Celsius). science.nasa.gov/science-…
Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701-1744), originally created the temperature scale Celsius with the freezing point of water being 100Β° and boiling point being 0Β°. Eventually after Anders Celsius died, scientists changed the scale to the way we know it today. inventors.about.com/od/cs…
Fahrenheit and Celsius are the same at -40Β° physlink.com/education/As…
Minus 40 degrees celsius is the same as minus 40 degrees fahrenheit theweatherprediction.com/…
Fahrenheit and celsius scales meet at -40Β° rapidtables.com/convert/t…
A dehydrated Dromedary Camel can experience fluctuations of internal body temperature from 34-41 degrees Celsius. Whereas most animals, humans included, can only tolerate 1-2 degree changes. omicsonline.org/open-acce…
Today I learned of physician Charles Blagden who stayed in a 260 degree room (127 Celsius) with a raw steak, some eggs and a dog. 15 minutes later, he walked out with the dog unharmed and with the steak and eggs cooked. publicdomainreview.org/co…
There are Quasars with temperatures at around 10 Trillion Degrees Celsius earthsky.org/space/the-ex…
The ITER (thermonuclear reactor) plasma will reach between 150 and 300 million Celsius. In the center of the Sun, temperatures reach 15 million Celsius. iter.org/mag/2/18
Chemical reactions involving the reduction of carboxylic acid derivatives to aldehydes, using common mild reductants such as diisobutylaluminium hydride, always take place at -78 Celsius degrees because it's the temperature of dry ice (solid carbon dioxide) boiling in acetone. chem.libretexts.org/Textb…
The highest temperature ever reached on earth was 4 trillion degrees Celsius - this was in quark-gluon plasma at Brookhaven RHIC and is the hottest matter ever created in a laboratory. aps.org/publications/apsn…
The hottest man-made temperature ever achieved is around 5.5 trillion degrees Celsius (952 million times hotter than the Sun's surface), by physicists at the LHC in 2012. blogs.nature.com/news/201…
Only 17 Celsius degrees separate the lowest and highest temperatures recorded at Yaren, Nauru weatherbase.com/weather/w…
Monks can raise the temperature of their skin through meditation so much that in 50 Fahrenheit (10 Celsius) weather, wrapped in wet towels, their skin starts steaming and the towels are dried. youtube.com/watch?v=vvplo…
When Anders Celsius (1701–1744) created the celsius scale, he invented it upside-down with 0Β°C being the boiling point of water and 100Β°C being the freezing point. It was reversed in the year of Celsius’ death by Carolus Linnaeus. devillier.com/ab_zero/get…
The (small) calorie is a unit of energy derived from heating one gram of liquid water by one degree celsius in pressure of one atmosphere. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cal…
There are 3 places in the world (all of them in Russia), in which the difference between record high and record low temperatures is higher than 100 degrees Celsius (or 180 degrees Fahrenheit) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oym…
The average temperature of space around the earth is 10.17 degrees celsius. sciencing.com/temperature…
Hot or iced coffee tastes better than room temp because our taste buds evolved to be most sensitive to food molecules that are in the 20 to 35 degree Celsius (68 to 95 degree Fahrenheit) range. Extreme temperatures dull the reception of its bitterness. livescience.com/19288-roo…
The 'SELF CLEAN' option on an oven allows use of high temperatures, approximately 500 degrees Celsius, to burn off leftovers from baking without the use of any chemical agents. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sel…
Until 1960, the Meter was defined as the length of a specific platinum-iridium bar at 0Β° Celsius. Near-identical bars (with their offset from the main bar) were distributed to countries of the world. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
Worker bees maintain the colony at 34.4 Celsius. If its too cold they cluster together and generate body heat. If its too hot they bring water and fan it with their wings to cool evaporatively. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wor…
Water in really really tight spaces can freeze at 100 degrees celsius phys.org/news/2016-11-ast…
- A man lived for six hours after falling into a vat of molten zinc heated at 450 degrees celsius. news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_ne…
Anders Celsius, after whom the Celsius temperature scale is named, actually devised a reverse scale where 0C is the boiling point of water and 100C is the freezing point. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cel…
There is a layer of Earth's atmosphere that is 500 to 2000 degrees Celsius. scied.ucar.edu/shortconte…
Concorde had to be painted white, which reduced the aircraft's in-flight surface temperature by 6 - 11 degrees Celsius (42 - 51 degrees Fahrenheit) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Con…
How the Fahrenheit Temperature Scale was created, and just how ridiculous and confusing of a scale it is compared to Celsius en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fah…
Celsius originally went the opposite way, with 100Β° being freezing and 0Β° being boiling. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
The arctic foxes' fur can keep them warm even in temperatures of -70 degrees celsius (-94 FΒ° I think) nature.ca/notebooks/engli…
Fahrenheit 451 was published in Europe as 233 Celsius books.google.com/books/ab…
270 million years ago, daytime air temperatures near the Earth's equator were up to 74 degrees Celsius, or 165 degrees Fahrenheit sciencenews.org/article/k…
If all the Ozone in the atmosphere is collected and squeezed together at the surface pressure and temperature of 0 degree Celsius then it would be a layer of just 3 mm thickness. ozonewatch.gsfc.nasa.gov/…
While hibernating, Arctic Ground Squirrels can drop their body temperature to as low as -3 degrees celsius and shake it off like it's nothing. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…
Highest temperature ever achieved by humans is 4 trillion degrees Celsius, 250,000 times hotter than the center of the sun. news.discovery.com/space/…
Every 10 degree Celsius temperature rise reduces chemistry reaction time by half, and that's why you use a pressure cooker. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pre…
Water can reach -40 degrees Celsius without freezing. sciencequestionswithsurpr…
La Rinconada, Peru is the highest permanent settlement in the world at 5,130m (16,830ft). No month has an average temperature over 10 degrees Celsius (50F) bootsnall.com/articles/09…
-40 degrees is defined to be the same temperature in Fahrenheit and Celsius. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fah…
Today I learned of the most violent man-made reentry in history. The Galileo Probe slammed into Jupiters atmosphere at almost 47.8 km per second, warming its heat shield to almost 16,000 celsius. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gal…
The modern definition of the Celsius scale results in water melting at -0.0001 Β°C and boiling at 99.9839 Β°C en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cel…
Celsius didn’t invent the scale that bears his name. His name was only chosen because a popular textbook of the time suggested that he was its original creator. interestingengineering.co…
Cadbury has developed chocolate that won't melt at temperatures up to 40 degrees Celsius. confectionerynews.com/Pro…
The actual boiling point of water is slightly lower than 100 degrees Celsius, at least by the scientific standard for freshwater. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cel…
Negative 40 degrees fahrenheit and negative 40 degrees celsius are the same temperature. theweatherprediction.com/…
The coldest air temperature ever recorded on Earth was -89.2 degrees Celsius (-128.6 degrees Fahrenheit) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pol…
The Younger Dryas was a time period occurring about 12,000 years ago when the Earth's temperature dropped 2 to 6 degrees Celsius (3-11Β°F)within decades, which is amazingly fast in geological terms. The cause is debated but some theories include asteroid impacts and volcanic eruptions. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You…
An amateur inventor invented a material that could withstand an attack by a laser beam that could produce a temperature of 10,000 degrees Celsius, he died never revealing how it was created. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sta…
The rover Spirit recorded a maximum daytime temperature of 95 degrees Fahrenheit, or 35 degrees Celsius, on Mars. mars.nasa.gov/mer/spotlig…
When commercial flights were grounded after the 9/11 attacks, the absence of contrails for three days proved that contrails do in fact change the average daily temperature range by over a degree Celsius and contribute to the forming of new clouds. csmonitor.com/Environment…
The Earth's inner core is roughly 5430 degrees Celsius. The same temperature as the sun. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/E…
The hottest place in the universe is a cluster of galaxies called RXJ1347; it was discovered in 2009 by the Japanese telescope Suzaku and has a constant temperature of 300 million Celsius degrees. skymania.com/wp/2009/11/h…
The lowest recorded temperature on Earth was measured at -89.2 degrees Celsius (-128.6 F). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low…
In spite of being near the Arctic Circle, Iceland enjoys a relatively mild climate. Highs in Reykjavik average between 1-15 degrees Celsius all months of the year. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cli…
The upper temperature threshold for life on earth is 121 degrees Celsius en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyr…
Osmium tetroxide will sublimate at room temperature. In elemental form, osmium has a boiling point of over 5000Β° Celsius. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osm…
There's an area in Rwanda whose average monthly temperature fluctuates only two degrees Celsius throughout the year. climate-zone.com/climate/…
There are more Temperature scales than Fahrenheit, Celsius, and Kelvin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tem…
There is a material that can withstand 10,000 degrees Celsius, but its inventor died before sharing its recipe en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sta…
Teflon when heated to 202 Celsius emits fumes that can kill birds. When heated to 350, the fumes are strong enough to cause flu-like symptoms in humans. Meat is fried at 205 degrees. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pol…
Today I learned of the Bombardier Beetle, which mixes hydroquinones and hydrogen peroxide within a special chamber of its body. The resulting exothermic reaction produces a liquid that is nearly 100 Degrees Celsius, and is sprayed at enemies. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bom…
Temperatures in Venus can reach a 870 degrees Fahrenheit (470 degrees Celsius) sites.apam.columbia.edu/c…

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