# How do you go below absolute zero?

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## How do you go below absolute zero?

On the absolute temperature scale, which is used by physicists and is also called the Kelvin scale, it is not possible to go below zero – at least not in the sense of getting colder than zero kelvin.

## How do they calculate absolute zero?

To solve for the value of absolute zero, use the equation for a line, y = mx + b. Absolute zero is the temperature at which the gas’s pressure equals zero. This is the line’s x-intercept. To calculate this value, set y = 0, substitute in the value of the slope, and solve for x.

What is absolute scale of temperature?

The standard measure of temperature in the International System of Units is the Kelvin (K) scale, which is an absolute scale defined such that Boltzmann constant is equal to 1.380649 x 10–23 joule per kelvin.

### What is the absolute zero in Celsius?

minus 273 degrees Celsius
At zero kelvin (minus 273 degrees Celsius) the particles stop moving and all disorder disappears. Thus, nothing can be colder than absolute zero on the Kelvin scale.

### What is negative absolute temperature?

Negative absolute temperatures (or negative Kelvin temperatures) are hotter than all positive temperatures – even hotter than infinite temperature.

How do you find absolute zero in Celsius?

Absolute Zero in Kelvins to Celsius

1. K−273.15 = ∘C.
2. 0 K−273.15 = −273.15∘C.
3. ∘F = ∘C×95+32.
4. ∘F = −273.15∘C×95+32 = −459.67∘F.

## Is absolute zero the same as absolute temperature?

Any temperature scale having absolute zero for its zero point is termed an absolute temperature scale or a thermodynamic scale. In the International System of Units, the Kelvin (K) scale is the standard for all scientific temperature measurements.

## What is absolute temperature in Celsius?

−273.15 degrees
The theoretical temperature is determined by extrapolating the ideal gas law; by international agreement, absolute zero is taken as −273.15 degrees on the Celsius scale (International System of Units), which equals −459.67 degrees on the Fahrenheit scale (United States customary units or Imperial units).

What is the absolute zero temperature in Celsius?

−273.15 °C
absolute zero, temperature at which a thermodynamic system has the lowest energy. It corresponds to −273.15 °C on the Celsius temperature scale and to −459.67 °F on the Fahrenheit temperature scale.

### How close is absolute zero?

around 150 nano Kelvin
The closest to absolute zero anyone has reached is around 150 nano Kelvin. The group ended up receiving the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics for it. They got the prize because they ended up proving a theory called Bose-Einstein Condensation which had been made decades before it was proven.

### Is the absolute temperature?

Absolute temperature is temperature measured using the Kelvin scale where zero is absolute zero. The zero point is the temperature at which particles of matter have their minimum motion and can become no colder (minimum energy).