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Old 07 February 2007, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by ganzfeld View Post
(Water evaporates in a vacuum.)
I'm guessing you know and were just short-handing but it's really just that its boiling point is lowered. Water will freeze in a vacuum if the temperature is low enough (e.g. comets).
Of course, in this context it works as the temperature 10 metres above the ocean is unlikely to be cold enough to freeze water in a vacuum or even keep it as a liquid.

Last edited by stalker; 07 February 2007 at 02:24 PM. Reason: grammar
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