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    Cosmic perpetual motion?

    Oh so it would be impossible to have an n-body system, where one body has water and has fluctuating high-low tides? Its high tide would have to be in the same spot? If no to the latter, then how wouldn't the turbine move?
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    Cosmic perpetual motion?

    Yeah it makes sense that it would work... But doesn't that leave the door open for a free energy generator!?
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    If the Earth were to stop spinning, would we weigh more?

    Although your weight at future time t* will be different depending on whether the earth stops spinning or keeps spinning due to the fact the moon will be in a different relative position and will thus be having a different gravitational pull on you.
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    Metal inside a microwave oven -> ice?

    True, it is extremely strange, assuming I'm not lying of course. And I agree, it doesn't seem logical. Nothing in google even makes a mention of this.
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    Metal inside a microwave oven -> ice?

    The tap, Room temperature. Perhaps understand of this requires a deep comprehension of what happens on the atomic level during a phase transition.
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    Metal inside a microwave oven -> ice?

    Sorry to say, it happened. Who said the process breached the 2nd law of thermodynamics? An artificial low-entropy system can endear another system to decrease entropy. Just like a fridge can decrease the entropy of water into ice. Nobody said anything was breaching the 2nd law of thermodynamics...
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    Metal inside a microwave oven -> ice?

    Metal inside a microwave oven --> ice? When I was younger, I placed water inside a tin pan and placed it inside a microwave. I tuned it on, sparks went everywhere and I quickly turned it off. I took the pan out and it was solid ice. How? A while ago I read an article in New Scientist that...
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