Hey guys. First off, let me say that I am in no way a science expert. I like to read about new things, and stay up on the lastest happenings. I have a good general understanding of physics and chemistry, but not where i would like to be. anyways here is my question. Ive always read that pressure increase was uniform though-out a object. (in my case a gas) It would seem to me that each atom would have to progressively push on the atom next to it, so while pressure may seem to increase uniformly, there might be a "slight" delay as the pressure moves. in other words, if you had a basket ball filled with 10 lbs of ...lets say natural gas... and you shrink that ball, then the pressure goes up.. ok basic physics, but what happens if you shrink that ball VERY VERY FAST, at the same time the temperature in the ball is above the boiling point of the gas, so you have pressure increase there as well. now if all this happens fast enough, shouldn't there be some point in which the "shrinkage" of the basket ball can actually "out run" the pressure equalization through out the ball? and if this happens, wouldnt it be logical that the center of the mass would recieve the pressure last, and therefore could continue its phase change, effectively super cooling that center section of the gaseous mass.?