Nernst heat theorem
the principle that reactions in crystalline solids involve changes in entropy that tend to zero as the temperature approaches absolute zeroSee law of thermodynamics (def. 1)
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An exciting new addition to ancient history? How one important book was uncovered from within another book.
After years of research, the Archimedes’ Palimpsest is now on display at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. Like anything more than a thousand years old, it has an intriguing story to tell. But what’s a palimpsest? This confusing word has a very particular definition. A palimpsest is a text written on parchment, vellum or sometimes papyrus that is covered over by another text. …
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