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The Weird New Solid That’s Actually A Liquid

Cool anything down enough, and it becomes a crystal solid, according to traditional physics theories. But that might not always be so, and two scientists think they have found cases where a liquid-like state is more stable than the solid crystal, in a reversal of the norm. For the experiment, detailed in August 4th issue of the…

The Physics Behind waterslides

“A water park is the same thing as any other system out there,” points out Eric Martell, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Millikin University. “You start out at the top of the waterslide at rest,” he explains. “And then you have some forces acting on you which cause you to accelerate, which means a change…

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