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  1. #1 Mystery solved: why hot water freezes faster than cold 
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    https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/m...ster-than-cold

    This has been a regular topic of discussion on quite a few science forums over the years. Might have finally been solved, after they do the experiment.

    :-)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrispen Evan View Post
    https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/m...ster-than-cold

    This has been a regular topic of discussion on quite a few science forums over the years. Might have finally been solved, after they do the experiment.

    :-)
    But can anyone reliably show this phenomenon ("Mpemba Effect")even exists? Or is it just an old wives' tale?


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    Hey there!

    I can't post URLs for some st***id reason but I have found an excellent explanation for this in wikipedia... have a look at it, seems pretty clear!

    Cheers
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