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What causes this?

  1. Aug 26, 2010 #1
    When something cracks,burns,chars, and get hot/cold, what is happening on a subatomic level? What I figure happens when something gets hot its Electrons are spinning faster and faster, transferring more Infared energy through conduction. I would like a detailed report.
     
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  3. Aug 26, 2010 #2
     
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