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Key Property Of Material That Both Conducts And Insulates Pinpointed
2013-08-21 15:18:40

It is well known to scientists that the three common phases of water – ice, liquid and vapor – can exist stably together only at a particular temperature and pressure, called the triple point.

2010-01-28 15:18:14

Phase transitions – changes of matter from one state to another without altering its chemical makeup – are an important part of life in our three-dimensional world.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.