I love the cheat fried ice cream, and I love the real thing. I’m not making a stand of how one is better than the other
all chemical reactions come down to rearranging chemical bonds. It’s an interesting concept. At first, it sounds like an oversimplification, but in reality, it’s very true.
The campus was more or less deserted. The day was comfortably warm, and I know I was enjoying my task knowing there was no immediate deadline for completion. That’s when he walked in.
classical physics (sometimes called “Newtonian” physics after Sir Isaac Newton and his leaf) cannot explain why copper salts are green when they burn.
The question is surprising because we think of love as something ethereal, a concept with no real physical foundation. But the truth is, there is an actual chemical foundation for feelings of love
in a little bit less than a week, this experiment in teaching continues.
The trick is if we can find a way to enact these improvements without shifting the burden to another system. Well, thermodynamics says we must
Are you allowed to disagree with your college professors? Well of course you are. Good professors understand this. The best professors encourage it.
Reading this won't make you a statistical thermodynamicist like me, but I do hope it sparks your imagination!
Everything that occurs, must occur according to the laws of thermodynamics. Everything. Not just in class, and not just in science, but everything. And the reality is that you know these laws.