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Fraser
2013-Dec-09, 11:30 PM
What is the coldest place on Earth? Scientists say its a place so cold that ordinary mercury or alcohol thermometers wont work there. At this place, the new record of minus 136 F (minus 93.2 C) was set on Aug. 10, 2010. Researchers analyzed data from several satellite instruments and found the coldest place on […]

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JustAFriend
2013-Dec-10, 03:10 PM
Shouldn't carbon dioxide (dry ice) be snowing out of the atmosphere at those temps??

profloater
2013-Dec-10, 03:32 PM
The solid gas line for CO2 at 1 atmos goes through -78.5C so yes it should snow CO2 crystals!

NEOWatcher
2013-Dec-10, 03:37 PM
The solid gas line for CO2 at 1 atmos goes through -78.5C so yes it should snow CO2 crystals!
But; would there be enough of it in the atmosphere to join and form crystals heavy enough to fall?

Buttercup
2013-Dec-10, 03:38 PM
To see my cat huddled under the blankets, I mean completely burrowed in, you'd think it's here!