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SYSK Selects: How Icebergs Work

SYSK Selects: How Icebergs Work

Update: 2019-08-3135
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Icebergs: floating chunks of ice. True, but whoa there. Scientists are learning that there's a lot more to icebergs. Appropriately enough, we've only come to understand the tip of the iceberg and recent research shows there's plenty more to uncover.

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Clinton Crick

Ice cubes in Chardonnay? Redneck. Ice cubes in Scotch? A-okay!

Sep 2nd
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Mike D.

Actually there are a few substances that form a solid that is less dense than it is in its liquid state. Sillicon, bismuth, antimony and gallium are some good examples. It has to do with the fact the molecule is polar, meaning they have a bias in which way they want to sit in their crystal lattice. This bias results in there being a lot of empty space between the molecules, causing the solid phase to have a lower density than you would see in the liquid phase.

Sep 1st
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SYSK Selects: How Icebergs Work

SYSK Selects: How Icebergs Work

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