How Does Physics Explain the Temperature of an Object?

Sure, we understand hot and cold experientially, but what is temperature scientifically? And how does it relate to the speed of the constituents that make up a given object? World Science Festival co-founder and Columbia University physicist Brian Greene explains the basics.

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Theia Aiether
Theia Aiether

Vibration creates energy and usually heat. Just sayin'

Thomas Droppelmann
Thomas Droppelmann

I don't know but the graphics of the wolves is very cool. It would make a great poster.

Steve Silva
Steve Silva

Good question.. It may also be a Philosophical question.

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