Science Monday #2: What's the hottest object in the universe?

Sorry, guys, it's not Kate Upton

Part two of Science Monday this week comes from Vsauce Michael - a 10-minute journey into the world of temperatures, especially when it comes to heat and measuring how hot things can get.

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We start with a cup of tea/coffee, and eventually work our way up into going beyond the temperature of the hottest calculation of temperature measurement.

Of course, we're not sure yet if science has been able to measure the heat inside my air-condition-free dining room in the middle of August, but I'm sure that's because of the humidity, not the actual heat.

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