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Re: [Phys-L] Figuring Physics solution Jan 2018

On 01/22/2018 09:26 AM, Paul Nord wrote:
It seems that the physics concept Hewitt is trying to show is simply that
'liquids cool by evaporation because the faster molecules leave the
surface.' That concept seems fundamentally sound.
That's a common misconception, but it is fundamentally

...or you could Google it and come up with a reasonable response.

It's that physics-teacher-longing for kinetic molecules and atoms
as an explanation that defeats them every time!    :-)

Brian W