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Postby Nikita Patra 3J » Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:31 am

What does it mean when we say that 0 Kelvin is absolute zero?

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Re: Kelvin

Postby Chem_Mod » Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:34 am

Absolute zero is the lowest limit of the thermodynamic temperature scale and its equal to 0 K or -273.15°C.

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Re: Kelvin

Postby Daniel Yu 1E » Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:01 pm

It means super-duper cold. 0 Kelvin, or absolute zero, is a temperature that we can never actually reach (limit).

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Re: Kelvin

Postby Micah3J » Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:00 pm

When would there ever be a situation in which there is zero Kelvin?

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