Does Hot Water Freeze Faster Than Cold Water?

Does hot water freeze faster than cold water? Turns out, the answer to this question is a lot trickier than it seems!

Hosted by: Michael Aranda
———-
Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Justin Lentz, David Campos, Philippe von Bergen, Chris Peters, Lilly Grainger, Happy Birthday!!, and Fatima Iqbal.
———-
Like SciShow? Want to help support us, and also get things to put on your walls, cover your torso and hold your liquids? Check out our awesome products over at DFTBA Records: http://dftba.com/scishow

Or help support us by becoming our patron on Patreon:
https://www.patreon.com/scishow
———-
Looking for SciShow elsewhere on the internet?
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/scishow
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/scishow
Tumblr: http://scishow.tumblr.com
Instagram: http://instagram.com/thescishow

Sources:
http://www.livescience.com/32128-does-hot-water-freeze-faster-than-cold-water.html
http://phys.org/news/2010-03-mpemba-effect-hot-faster-cold.html
http://engineering.mit.edu/ask/does-hot-water-freeze-faster-cold-water
http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/physics/General/hot_water.html
View story at Medium.com
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/is-it-true-that-hot-water/
http://www.wired.com/2010/03/icy-hot/

You are watching Does Hot Water Freeze Faster Than Cold Water? on Hot Stream