The Celsius Scale Of Temperature

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Anders Celsius was born in 1701 in Uppsala, Sweden. He created the Celsius scale of temperature in 1742. When he created the Celsius scale, 0 degrees was the boiling point of water and 100 degrees the freezing point. The Celsius system stayed this way until Jean Pierre Cristin, a french man, flipped the Celsius system to how it is today. That is with 100 degrees being boiling point and 0 degrees being the freezing point. Anders Celsius died in 1744. He was 42 years old. Celsius had made a great step in scientific work with the Celsius scale. When the Celsius scale was first invented, fixed temperature points were unheard of, meaning that no one understood that one temperature was the boiling or freezing point of every cup of water.…show more content…
The transportation industry wants to know how to melt ice on the road faster. The food industry wants to keep things frozen longer during transportation. The freezing and melting point of a liquid or solid, depending, may seem like it would be the same science, but it is not. Small differences can be observed. One point is that you can not heat an object above melting point without it melting. It is, however, possible to cool some liquids to a temperature below their freezing point without them turning solid. This process is called supercooling. Supercooling a liquid is possible because particles in a solid become packed in a normal structure that is a characteristic of a certain substance. Some solids form easily. Other solid substances do not form easily. Because it is hard to heat metals to a temperature above melting point,and easy to cool them to a point below freezing, melting point becomes a distinguishing factor of the metals. The boiling point of a liquid is when a liquid is heated to such a temperature that the vapor pressure is enough so that bubbles form inside the liquid. At the boiling point liquid begins to turn to gas. A liquid will boil until all of the liquid has evaporated. The normal boiling point of water, as stated earlier, is 100°C. But, as altitude increases, the boiling point is lowered. Adding salt to a frozen matter is to upset the balance between freezing and melting. The salt causes fewer molecules to
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