Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress

Posted By on July 12, 2012

Did you ever think you would be grateful for a cool wave where the temperature was 90 degrees?  It is very hot outside these days with record highs in the triple digits.You are most likely familiar with the saying: “It’s so hot you could fry an egg on the sidewalk.” Is it possible to fry an egg on the street if it is hot enough outside? We decided to explore this question on Google and came across a posting from the Library of Congress:  “Is it possible to fry an egg on the street if it’s hot enough?

Summer greetings from Mark Kloempken and Tove Klovning

About The Author

Tove Klovning oversees foreign, comparative, and international law services at the law library and teaches Legal Research Methodologies I & II. She often guest lecturers on legal research methodology strategies in seminar classes and assists researchers with legal research questions relating to foreign law, comparative law, and international law, as well as questions related to the American legal system. She has written several research guides on American, international, and foreign legal issues.


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