Home Science Chemistry How to unboil an egg. ScienceChemistry How to unboil an egg. It’s so obvious that it’s practically proverbial: you can’t unboil an egg. But actually, it turns out that you can -- sort of. Eleanor Nelsen explains the process by which mechanical energy can undo what thermal energy has done. By Watch and Study - Mar 4, 2016 388 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Biology The scientific power of naps Biology Can Science Explain the Origin of Life? Physics The invisible motion of still objects Physics What is Dark Matter? A Mystery of the Universe Physics Seeing the Smallest Thing in the Universe Tell us what you think!