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Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: The Science of Heat and Temperature

December 22

Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: The Science of Heat and Temperature

Sunday, December 22, 2013 • 2:00 p.m.

Location:  Exploratorium, Pier 15, Kanbar Forum

Note: There is limited capacity for this program; seating will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.

Admission:  Included with museum admission.

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Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.

What's the difference between heat and temperature? We use the terms interchangeably, but they have precise meanings to physicists. How does your thermostat work and how does a Thermos® know to keep a hot thing hot and a cold thing cold? The mysteries will be revealed in this talk.