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hi i am doing an experiement on water pressure. i wanted to know how you can boil water without heat.
If you lower the pressure enough, water will
boil even at room temperature, so then you wouldn't need a special heat
source. However, heat would flow into the boilng water from its
surroundings. You need some sort of vacuum pump to lower the pressure
enough, but you don't need a fancy one.
As the water boils it will cool off. Get enough of the water to
boil away without introducing additional heat, and what's left may
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