Mpemba effect

1963 Mpemba effect

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Erasto Batholomeo Mpemba, Denis G. Osborne thermodynamics

Mpemba effect

Dad said

Monomers, dimers, and hexamers

The most common non-amorphous ice is ice Ih, with a hexagonal crystalline structure. Ice Ic is cubic ice. Ice II is a rhombohedral crystal. Ice III is a tetragonal crystal. And so forth! Yes, there is an ice IX, they say; it’s a tetragonal phase of ice III.

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