Just curious about a peculiar observation

Jared Head bijgh at zeus.bris.ac.uk
Wed May 28 05:25:51 EST 1997


Zhong Zhao (BioChem) (zzhao at lenti.med.umn.edu) wrote:
 
: There is another phenomenon called super-heat, which is rather dangerous.

Isn't that a problem when you put water in a microwave?  You can heat it
above 100'C but if it's clean enough it will stay liquid.  Then drop a
spoon in it and instantly turn it to steam with the promise of nasty burns
all round.

Jared

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