• Question: can you expand the gas and liquid particles just a little bit and if yes then how

    Asked by nascientist to Sarah, Tom on 24 Jun 2011.
    • Photo: Sarah Thomas

      Sarah Thomas answered on 24 Jun 2011:

      you can’t expand the particles themselves but you can expand or contract the volume that they occupy with temperature 🙂

    • Photo: Tom Crick

      Tom Crick answered on 24 Jun 2011:

      Exactly — see our answers to this related question!