spinningyarns:

doctorbee:

xwidep:

Scales

This is because Fahrenheit is based on a brine scale and the human body. The scale is basically how cold does it have to be to freeze saltwater (zero Fahrenheit) to what temperature is the human body (100-ish Fahrenheit, although now we know that’s not exactly accurate). Fahrenheit was designed around humans.Celsius and Kelvin are designed around the natural world.Celsius is a scale based on water. Zero is when water freezes, 100 is when water boils.Kelvin uses the same scale as Celsius (one degree, as a unit, is the same between the two), but defines zero as absolute zero, which is basically the temperature at which atoms literally stop doing that spinning thing. Nothing can exist below zero Kelvin. It’s the bottom of the scale.So.Fahrenheit: what temperatures affect humansCelsius: what temperatures affect waterKelvin: what temperatures affect atoms

Why didn’t my science teachers ever see fit to toss off this little fact?

spinningyarns:

doctorbee:

xwidep:

Scales

This is because Fahrenheit is based on a brine scale and the human body. The scale is basically how cold does it have to be to freeze saltwater (zero Fahrenheit) to what temperature is the human body (100-ish Fahrenheit, although now we know that’s not exactly accurate). Fahrenheit was designed around humans.

Celsius and Kelvin are designed around the natural world.

Celsius is a scale based on water. Zero is when water freezes, 100 is when water boils.

Kelvin uses the same scale as Celsius (one degree, as a unit, is the same between the two), but defines zero as absolute zero, which is basically the temperature at which atoms literally stop doing that spinning thing. Nothing can exist below zero Kelvin. It’s the bottom of the scale.

So.
Fahrenheit: what temperatures affect humans
Celsius: what temperatures affect water
Kelvin: what temperatures affect atoms

Why didn’t my science teachers ever see fit to toss off this little fact?

(via thefuuuucomics)

  1. stray-paper reblogged this from gracefully-ungraceful
  2. gracefully-ungraceful reblogged this from wheniwasyours-andyouwereblind
  3. the-noise-maker reblogged this from whozawhatcha
  4. whozawhatcha reblogged this from thetinyvagina
  5. thetinyvagina reblogged this from wheniwasyours-andyouwereblind
  6. acidspaceman reblogged this from prayzer
  7. stacyvelazquez reblogged this from 1960sredhead
  8. books-bands-movies reblogged this from wheniwasyours-andyouwereblind
  9. 50shadesofyoutube reblogged this from wheniwasyours-andyouwereblind
  10. bennycreampuff reblogged this from queerasfox
  11. wheniwasyours-andyouwereblind reblogged this from wildisthelion
  12. wildisthelion reblogged this from morningbones
  13. morningbones reblogged this from theraptorwhomurderedlove
  14. treesarecool57 reblogged this from kimbertheninjawhale
  15. major-of-the-drums reblogged this from child-of-grace
  16. lilarmadillo reblogged this from sadbabyosborn
  17. child-of-grace reblogged this from hermitknut
  18. waiting-for-vienna reblogged this from kattasticia
  19. kolaide reblogged this from shadowwingwitch
  20. pepsooo reblogged this from sadbabyosborn
  21. kattasticia reblogged this from 23skidoome
  22. sadbabyosborn reblogged this from zapiarty
  23. kimbertheninjawhale reblogged this from squartofwar
  24. hurnors reblogged this from promoted
  25. leggies84 reblogged this from eirenical
  26. thursdaysonlylastforanight reblogged this from darknightsandsnowfights
  27. thekingkillercosmereduchy reblogged this from hermitknut
  28. hermitknut reblogged this from ellieptical
  29. ah-pooama-chicky reblogged this from thereichenbachjumper
ART BLOG : cottonwings

Personal mass reblog factory, lots of funny poops and all of my favorite things, follow at your own risk kapparino.

ACNL Villagers List

  

Dream ACNL Villagers


view archive



Any questions?

Submit