Paul Andersen explains how energy can be transferred from one system to another. In a closed system the energy can be transferred as either work or heat. Thermal energy transfer is know as energy transfer through heat. During energy transfer the energy of the entire system is conserved.
via Bozeman Science.
The Searzall is an interesting kitchen gadget that we first heard about from chef Dave Chang when we went with him to NASA's kitchens in Houston. Chang, the founder of New York-based Momofuku Group, is a friend and business partner of David Arnold, the Chief Technologist at the French Culinary Institute in NYC. Tested readers may recognize him as the food scientist we visited back in September to learn about puffing gun cooking technology. And more recently, you may have heard us talking about
Looking out the window, the day is gray. The sun is blocked by a heavy layer of clouds, it rays barely reaching the ground. In my case, it is overcast because of rainfall. In other places, smog may be the cause. Regardless, it is a poor day for cutaneous synthesis of vitamin D. According to a systematic review of 195 studies in 44 countries published between 1990 and 2011 (Hilger et al, 2013), my situation is not unique. 88% of the studies had mean serum
The first announcement has been published of the 8th Seminar for Homogenization. This is the main meeting of the homogenization community. It was announced on the homogenization distribution list. Anyone working on homogenization is welcome to join this list.This time it will be organized together with the 3rd conference on spatial interpolation techniques in climatology and meteorology. As always it will be held in Budapest, Hungary. It will take place from the 12th to the 16 May 2014. The