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Rights: Public Domain Published 2 February 2018 Size: 380 KB

0K or -273.15°C is the theoretical lower limit of temperature.

Absolute zero is the name given to this point. It is the temperature at which no more heat can be removed from a substance.

William Thomson, Lord Kelvin (1824 – 1907) developed the concept of ‘absolute zero’ and proposed a temperature scale starting at this point. This scale, named in his honour is the Kelvin temperature scale.

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