Octopus Mother Of The Year Has 8 Arms, Spends More Than Four Years Protecting Her Young
... is no sunlight - the only light comes from bioluminescent sea creatures - and it is very cold - 37 degrees Fahrenheit (3 degrees Celsius). "It may seem nasty to us, but it's home to them," Robison said. During the brooding period, the mother octopus ...
Pique the Geek: 20090115: Temperature Scales
The two most common scales are the Fahrenheit ... Celsius scale, freezing is zero degrees C and boiling is 100 degrees C, so 180 F degrees represent 100 C degrees. Thus, a degree C is 1.8 times "bigger" than an F degree. There is a simple formula to ...
Voyager instrument cooling after heater turned off
It was originally designed to operate at temperatures as low as minus 35 degrees Celsius (minus 31 degrees Fahrenheit), but it has continued to operate in ever chillier temperatures as heaters around it have been turned off over the last 17 years.
Shopaholic’s Guide to US Measures: 10 Inches = 2 High Heels
Even though I had to memorize the conversion system when I ... I’m still struggling with is converting Fahrenheit into Celsius. After living in New England for about 2 years, I know what, for example, 25 degrees of Fahrenheit feels like.
If it's 0 outside, how can it be twice as cold tomorrow?
Ever heard the joke of "if it's zero degrees today and twice as cold tomorrow ... 0 Celsius is 273 degrees Kelvin, which makes the C to K conversion really simple -- just add 273 to Celsius. But for those of us using the wacky Fahrenheit scale, it's ...