SiRaLeX Posted November 8, 2016 Share Posted November 8, 2016 Hello! So we all know that water has some special properties: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Properties_of_water [*]Water has an unusually high boiling point and is liquid at room temperature [*]Water is most dense at 4 °C (39 F), which is kind of an anomaly (negative thermal expansion): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negative_thermal_expansion [*]Water has surface tension: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Properties_of_water#Surface_tension Does anyone understand water? Is this all about hydrogen bonds? I understand that the surface tension has got something to do with forces inside the glass canceling out and water on the surface being pulled downwards while having no attraction to the surrounding air. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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