Fri Apr 02, 2004
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Hi, I'm Bryan Yeaton, and this is The Weather Notebook. We have a new Brainstorm for
you today. Apparently, some Coast Guard folks from the Boston station -- whom you
might imagine, have quite an interest in weather -- were pondering the temperature of
PB: Hey, I just got a question for you - (that's) kind of got us stumped here at the office.
You got a thermometer in a block of ice and it's 50 below zero outside. What does the
thermometer read? This is Pierce Boulanger with the US Coast Guard. Just curious if
anybody can tell me the answer. Thanks.
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Our question again -- if you were able to place a thermometer in the middle of a chunk
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