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Re: Re: Cryogenically Frozen Rotors

In a message dated 09-09-99, 11:11:29 AM, tyoung@wamnet.com writes:
<<I saw a portion of a program once ( I might actually have it on tape
too) on Discovery about a company that freezes items down to absolute
zero and then warms them back up. According to the show, metal seems to
be "harder" and more able to endure stress. They mentioned "freezing"
entire engines for racers, and musical instruments too. In both cases,
the end users claim better performance from the "frozen" article.>>

They never get to absolute zero it is the boiling point of nitrogen which I 
believe is like -200 F. Absolute Zero hasn't been reached yet.