Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The ratio of the gas constant to Avogadro's constant, equal to 1.381 × 10−23 joules per kelvin in the case where the number of molecules is equal to Avogadro's number.
- ‘Boltzmann's constant, calculated from the pooled data of several observers, is in excellent agreement with the accepted value.’
- ‘The kinetic energy of the outward-moving ions in temperature units may be of the order 100k B, where k B is Boltzmann's constant.’
- ‘We see that the temperature of a brick is just the average energy per harmonic oscillator in the brick divided by Boltzmann's constant.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.