The hottest temperature ever rocorded in the universe was man made, by smashing lead ions together to generate 5.5 Trillion degrees Celsius (the centre of the sun is a mere 15 million Celsius) worldsciencefestival.com/…
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…
The hottest section of Mars, its equator, can reach about 21 degrees Celsius (70 degrees Fahrenheit) at noon during the summer sciencing.com/warmest-par…
The the lowest naturally occurring temperature on Earth was measured to be -148/-100 degrees Fahrenheit/Celsius, recorded in tiny valleys near the top of Antarctica’s ice sheet news.agu.org/press-releas…
I learnt that plants can produce heat, with some of them being able to be 30 degrees celsius hotter than their surroundings en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
On January 23, 1971, the U.S. recorded its coldest temperature ever at -79.8 degrees Fahrenheit (or -62 degrees Celsius) at Prospect Creek, Alaska en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cli…
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…
The hottest air temperature in the world was recorded in El Aziza, Libya. It reached a record-breaking 58 degrees Celsius (136.4F). This has been the hottest air temperature in the world since 1922. earthobservatory.nasa.gov…
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…
-40 degrees is where Fahrenheit and Celsius are the same. -40 degrees C = -40 degrees F rapidtables.com/convert/t…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Kelvin is NOT measured in degrees, unlike Fahrenheit and Celsius. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kel…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Human blood boils at approximately the same temperature as water, 100 degrees Celsius. madsci.org/posts/archives…
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…
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…
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…
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…
"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…
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…
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…
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-…
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-…
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…
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…
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…
Minus 40 degrees celsius is the same as minus 40 degrees fahrenheit theweatherprediction.com/…
Fahrenheit and Celsius are the same at -40Β° physlink.com/education/As…
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…
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…
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…
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

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