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Newly Discovered Form of Water Ice Is 'really Strange'

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Superionic water

Researchers used a laser pulse to study superionic water, which is simultaneously solid and liquid.

Credit: M. Millot/E. Kowaluk/J.Wickboldt/LLNL/LLE/NIF

Scientists have confirmed a form of water that is simultaneously solid and liquid. It is the latest advance in the study of water, a seemingly simple substance that can shift between many different configurations.

From The New York Times
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