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Name: Brandon M.
Status: student
Age: 18
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Date: 9/30/2003


Question:
How would a blow dryer work in a vacuum? Would it blow air particles and would they continue to move indefinitely while retaining their heat content? Would it work like here on Earth and just dissipate (the heat and the motion?).


Replies:
The motor would spin and the heating coil would heat; but there is no air to move. Eventually, since there is no air to cool it, the device will melt.

---unterman



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