absolute zero


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(cryogenics) the lowest temperature theoretically attainable (at which the kinetic energy of atoms and molecules is minimal)

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Absolute Zero has been providing HVAC services in the valley for over 18 years.
That kind of slowing lowers the temperature of the atoms to about a billionth of a degree above absolute zero, which is about 470 degrees below zero Fahrenheit.
We were taught that God built the material world from a kind of absolute zero.
Scientists typically have produced new states of matter at ultra-cold temperatures, those around absolute zero (-497.
That's only one half of one billionth of a degree above absolute zero.
Until last year, he maintained a nearly perfect voting record according to National Right to Life, and scored an absolute zero in the vote tally kept by the National Abortion Rights Action League.
Asymptote and Finnish painter and video artist Osmo Rauhala built the snow structure Absolute Zero in Kemi.
Greenpeace climate director Steve Sawyer complained, "What we've come up with is absolute zero, absolutely nothing.
Where child molestation is concerned, we must have absolute zero tolerance from everyone.
In other words, absolute zero is a singularity and one can indeed go infinitely down and down in temperature without ever reaching it.
But even if you succeed in holding expense growth to absolute zero, if the price of the insurance product falls, the expense ratio rises," Coyne said.
But its newest title, Absolute Zero, may turn out to be the company's signature product--and Diamond Multimedia is helping to propel it.
And yesterday he said that record levels of passenger growth on buses had made it possible to have an absolute zero increase.
This combined state lasts longest at temperatures near absolute zero.
Lead author Chen-Lung Hung, PhD '11, now at the California Institute of Technology said that under certain conditions, a cloud of atoms chilled to a billionth of a degree above absolute zero (-459.