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This NASA website has QuickTime videos that compare boiling water on Earth and in space.  A photo shows the bubble that forms in space once some of the water is boiled. Text provides background information and explains how the experiments were performed.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Dynamics of Fluids
- Phase Transitions
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Gravity
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Reference Material
= Research study
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- Learners
- text/html
- image/gif
- image/jpeg
- video/mpeg
- video/quicktime
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Keywords: gravity, boiling in space, boiling water, change of state, microgravity, weightless
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 29, 2007 by Andrew Coughlin
Record Updated: Apr 23, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
September 7, 2001
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Bizarre Boiling. (2001, September 7). Retrieved December 6, 2023, from Science@NASA:
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Science@NASA. Bizarre Boiling. Greenbelt: Science@NASA, September 7, 2001. (accessed 6 December 2023).
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Bizarre Boiling. Greenbelt: Science@NASA, 2007. 7 Sep. 2001. 6 Dec. 2023 <>.
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