The Challenge: Make Ice
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Can the evaporation process occur at a lower temperature?
It is possible to make the evaporation process happen at an even lower temperature by
reducing the chance of the escaping molecules bouncing back into the liquid.
To do this we need to make the molecules in the air above the liquid spread
out even further in other words, reduce the air pressure.
This is the reason why water boils at a lower temperature up a high mountain where air pressure
is lower than at sea level. But we don't have to climb Mount Everest to
reduce the air pressure. Instead, we can use a siphon pump.
A siphon pump increases the space a fixed mass of air has to fill, thereby reducing