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Name: L.
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Age: 11
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Date: 1999 


Question:
Will solid objects move at a different speed if their temperature is changed, either made hotter or made colder?


Replies:
I can't think of any circumstances in which this will happen as a direct result of the temperature difference. Indirectly, I'd guess warm glaciers move faster than cold ones, and certainly warm insects/reptiles/etc. move faster than cold ones. It's been widely reported, of course, that people move faster when you light a fire under them.

Tim Mooney



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