How kelvin concluded that −273.15° on the Celsius scale is absolute zero?

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    pedagogposted 5 years ago

    How kelvin concluded that −273.15° on the Celsius scale is absolute zero?

    is there any place in the universe with absolute zero? how can we obtain this temperature theoretically?

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    Joshtheplumberposted 2 years ago

    Absolute zero is absolute zero. The celcius scale is relative to properties of water, so the fact that it turned out to be -273.15 is happenstance. As for how it was calculated, it was a matter of observing the properties of gases at very low temperatures then determining what absolute zero is arithmetically. This temperature has never been achieved and will never be as long as energy exists, so it is, in a sense theoretical.

 
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