Miguel Panao | Professor and Author

Finding ways to improve scientific writing and academic productivity.

The Boiling Water Effect – how environments change what you are and do

Boiling water softens a potato and hardens an egg. Same environment, completely different outcomes. I’ve used both experiments in my heat transfer classes to explain how heat conduction leads to the evolution of temperature in time. This heat transfer mechanism relies on the molecular connection in any material. If one molecule has more energy than […]