Weird world of water gets a little weirder


R&D Mag – Pradeep Kumar of Rockefeller University New York and H. Eugene Stanley of Boston University explain that water is one weird substance, exhibiting more than 80 unusual properties, by one count, including some that scientists still struggle to understand. For example, water can exist in all three states of matter (solid, liquid,gas) at the same time.

In another strange turn, scientists have proposed that water can go from being one type of liquid into another in a so-called “liquid-liquid” phase transition, but it is impossible to test this with today’s laboratory equipment because these things happen so fast. more> http://tinyurl.com/cearka3

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