Re: Water and watering etc.

Rupert G. Goldie (
Wed, 28 Jun 1995 17:53:20 +1000

"Richard Marsden (U. Durham)" wrote:
> Brett,
> I hadn't really thought about it, but room temperature (say,
> 20C), is a bit closer to 0C than 100C! :-)

Yes, but don't forget that the energy required for H2O to change state
from liquid to gas is far more than the energy required to heat the
same amount of liquid from 0C to 100C (if I remember correctly - it's
been quite a while).


Rupert G. Goldie, Research Scientist      
Australian Artificial Intelligence Institute        
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