Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: Heat and Temperature

Thursday, September 25, 2014 • 8:00 p.m.

Exploratorium, Pier 15
Included with museum admission.
Adults Only (18+)

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

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.