Answers to Questions Kids Ask! - Where "Why?" Turns to "Wow!"
Alcohol will freeze, but only at extremely low temperatures. Water’s freezing point is 0 degrees Celcius, but the freezing point of ethanol (the alcohol you’re talking about) is -114 degrees Celsius. Ultra-low temperature freezers (which are the coldest you can buy) have temperatures between -50 and -90 degrees Celcius. Your freezer at home most likely has temperatures around -10 degrees Celcius. All these temperatures are too warm for pure alcohol to freeze. That’s why you can alcohol in your freezer and it won’t freeze.
Share this Question with Your Friends!
Share This Site
Word of the Daywinkle:
winkle: to pry something out of a place.
Born on this dayDecember 1, 2015
1895 - Henry Williamson
1913 - Mary Martin
1928 - Keith Michell
1935 - Woody Allen
1939 - Lee Trevino
1940 - Richard Pryor
1945 - Bette Midler
1946 - Gilbert O'Sullivan