How Polarity Makes Water Behave Strangely

By Akemi Iwaya on February 8th, 2013

Have you ever wondered why ice floats in liquids, how small insects can walk on water, or why water in a lake freezes from the top downward? Learn what makes water behave the way it does in this fascinating TED-Ed talk given by Christina Kleinberg.

How polarity makes water behave strangely – Christina Kleinberg [YouTube]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 02/8/13
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