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In a Science Fiction novel the characters have a skiing contest on a methane-covered Jupiter satellite. Would the author of the novel pass Thermo course? Why?
Sublimation is the gas-solid phase transition. Let Ps(T) be the pressure of sublimated gas (in equilibrium with solid). Is it increasing or decreasing function of temperature?

© 1997 Boris Veytsman and Michael Kotelyanskii
Tue Oct 7 22:16:36 EDT 1997