[time-nuts] Thunderbolt stability and ambient temperature

J. Forster jfor at quik.com
Thu Jun 11 00:30:35 UTC 2009

Actually, Chuck, I beg to differ. I have some old bottles filled with
essentially water, and the sides are now somewhat squished in, but the
bottles are still sealed. There is a partial pressure differential of H2O
across the plastic and H2O molecules can diffuse down that gradient. The
effect may well be smaller with newer plastics.



>> And evaporates and leaks.  But yes, I've used water for quick jobs.
> I just don't know what to say to that!  Even a child can put a
> case of bottled water in a box, and not have it evaporate or leak.
> I would venture that said case of bottled water will still be full
> up when the child graduates from college, and has kids of his own.
> -Chuck Harris

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