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Steam Burns Keywords: heat, heat of vaporization, phase changed, specific heat, temperature change

Why can steam at 100 degree celsius burn worse than boiling water at 100 degree celsius?

This article explains why steam at 100 degC transfers more thermal energy to your skin than an equivalent mass of boiling water at 100 degC.

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5 years 7 weeks ago
Metabolism, Heat Loss, and Size Keywords: allometric relation, heat, heat loss, mass, metabolic rate, surface area, volume

The bigger the better?

Heat loss per unit gram is compared for large arnimals versus smaller animals.

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6 years 47 weeks ago
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