Temperatures of the Universe: From Absolute Zero to ‘Absolute Hot’ [Infographic]

What do we really know about the range of temperatures in the universe? Probably not much. We perceive the world based on our ’earthly’ feelings: we are cold when the temperature drops below −20°C, and we sweat when it gets higher that 35°C.

To help you get a better idea of what hot and cold really mean, BBC Future teamed up with the Information is Beautiful Studio have created an interesting infographic.

Let’s explore the temperatures of the Universe from Absolute zero (–273.15°C or –459.67°F) to ‘Absolute hot‘ or Planck temperature, which has the value 1.416785(71)×10^32 kelvin (where 1 kelvin = [°C] + 273.15 or ([°F] + 459.67) × 5⁄9); below which, conventional laws of physics break down.

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