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Re: Half full or half empty?

Postby Eebster the Great » Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:59 pm UTC

Right, Ice XII packs the spheres a little bit more efficiently than the semi-random arrangement in liquid water. For most substances, the arrangement in the solid phase is quite a bit tighter than in the liquid phase, but of course water is an oddity.

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Re: Half full or half empty?

Postby Soupspoon » Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:21 pm UTC

In the context of this discussion, a Space Oddity…

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