Everyday Mysteries: Fun Science Facts from the Library of Congress

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