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Old 07-27-2016, 07:27 PM
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Originally Posted by SlackerInc View Post
Except as stated upthread, there must be an equilibrium point. Surely 40 degree air moving past the ice cream bar at 1 FPS is melting the ice cream more slowly than stagnant 90 degree air?
the stagnant air immediately surrounding the ice cream is not 90 degrees. air is a terrific insulator. Alton Brown even did a segment about this, but this is the closest I could find:

http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/5881.shtml