Scientists Just Discovered A New State Of Water!

 
Published on Dec. 30, 2016
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Think you know everything about water, think again! Scientists just discovered a second state of liquid water. What makes it so different? Hard vs. Soft Water: What's The Difference? - https://youtu.be/2bqc5kBKed4 Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Thanks to our sponsor for supporting DNews! Check out Graze at https://www.graze.com/us/ and use coupon code DNEWS for a free snack box. Read More: Inside tiny tubes, water turns solid when it should be boiling https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-11/miot-itt112816.php "It's a well-known fact that water, at sea level, starts to boil at a temperature of 212 degrees Fahrenheit, or 100 degrees Celsius. And scientists have long observed that when water is confined in very small spaces, its boiling and freezing points can change a bit, usually dropping by around 10 C or so." Physicists just discovered a second state of liquid water http://www.sciencealert.com/physicists-just-discovered-a-second-state-of-liquid-water "It's one of the most fundamental compounds on Earth, and it makes up roughly 60 percent of the human body, and yet water is turning out to be stranger than we could have ever imagined. Researchers have been investigating the physical properties of water, and found that when it's heated to between 40 and 60 degrees Celsius, it hits a 'crossover temperature', and appears to start switching between two different states of liquid." Water: the weirdest liquid on the planet https://www.theguardian.com/global/2015/may/11/water-weirdest-liquid-planet-scientists-h2o-ice-firefighters "Water is the only substance on Earth whose chemical formula has entered the vernacular. We all know H2O, even if we don't understand precisely what it means. But if it sounds simple, the reality is different. This common, seemingly boring substance baffles and confuses anyone who peers at it for long enough." ____________________ DNews is dedicated to satisfying your curiosity and to bringing you mind-bending stories & perspectives you won't find anywhere else! New videos daily. Watch More DNews on Seeker http://www.seeker.com/show/dnews/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez DNews on Facebook https://facebook.com/DiscoveryNews DNews on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/+dnews Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Written By: Jules Suzdaltsev