Full-Spectrum Science with Ron Hipschman: The Science of Heat and Temperature

Thursday, December 26, 2013 • 7:00 p.m.

Exploratorium, Pier 15
Included with museum admission.
Adults Only (18+)

Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world.

What's the difference between heat and temperature? We use the terms interchangeably, but they have precise meanings to physicists. How does your thermostat work and how does a Thermos® know to keep a hot thing hot and a cold thing cold? The mysteries will be revealed in this talk.