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Why Does Ice Float? Why Should We Care?

Hint: water is weird, man.

Ice floats: isn’t that weird?

Maybe not, as water is so integral to our existence, its properties seem second nature to us. Compared to most other substances though, water is just plain wacky.

As a kid growing up in the 90s, I always wanted one of those lava lamp thingies … I still think they’re…

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