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How to unboil an egg - Eleanor Nelsen

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It’s so obvious that it’s practically proverbial: you can’t unboil an egg. But actually, it turns out that you can -- sort of. Eleanor Nelsen explains the process by which mechanical energy can undo what thermal energy has done.

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  • Educator Eleanor Nelsen
  • Director Iuri Araújo, Guilherme Araujo
  • Sound Designer Cem Misirlioglu
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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