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How Do You Boil Water Without Bubbles?
2012-09-14 05:02:11

How do you tell if water is boiling? You look for the bubbles, because every cook knows boiling water bubbles. But now, research from Northwestern University is turning that notion on its head.

2012-05-25 10:32:35

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology achieved a 17-percent increase in boiling efficiency by using an acoustic field to enhance heat transfer.

2012-02-16 11:06:38

By adding an incredibly thin coating of alumina to a metal surface, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have doubled the rate that heat travels from a solid surface – such as a pot on a stove – into the liquid in the pot.

2011-10-25 13:24:15

Researchers studying how fluids travel through nanoscale channels were surprised to discover that the fluids don't flow equally well in all directions.

Image 1 - Researchers Take Advice From A Carnivorous Plant
2011-09-22 03:45:05

Bio-inspired coating resists liquids and could lead to a broad range of advances in fuel transport, anti-bacterial surfaces and more.

2011-08-24 21:15:00

Infolytica Corporation today announced plans to include an extensive thermal analysis module in the next release of MotorSolve, which is due out by fall 2011.

2011-07-04 12:47:07

A new artificial surface inspired by floating seeds, which could provide an alternative to the toxic paints currently used to prevent fouling on ship hulls, has been developed by German scientists.

2011-04-07 00:00:29

Ship owners need accurate scientific data to support intelligent decisions on coating systems and hull cleaning intervals. MACSEA now offers an independent hull monitoring service designed to save fuel and reduce emissions by detecting the early onset of hull fouling. Stonington, CT.

2011-03-28 00:00:27

T.J. Morris named new sales engineer for food-grade fluids and hot-oil system assistance for poultry and food applications West Conshohocken PA, (PRWEB) March 27, 2011 Paratherm Corporation has recently announced that Mr. T. J.

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2011-03-01 08:56:40

It may seem illogical, but boiling is a very efficient way to cool engineering components and systems used in the extreme environments of space.


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