MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Hot water freezes faster than cold water. Why?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Hot water freezes faster than cold water. Why?

This doesn’t make any sense in my head but science proves it to be true. Hot water does in fact freeze faster than cold water. Here’s why…

It’s something called the Mpemba Effect. The theory behind it is that the molecules in hot water are more stretched out, which allows them to release energy faster and freeze quicker. Science!

I may have to try it to test out this theory when I get home.

 

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