Water contracts when it is cooled but, unlike other liquids, it then starts to expand at temperatures a few degrees above the melting point of ice. However, a new experimental study suggests that normal behaviour returns if the water is supercooled to low enough temperatures.
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- Materials Science(all)
- Condensed Matter Physics
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