Science Saturday: Scientists Keep Water Liquid Far Below Zero Degrees

I know this topic has nothing to do with the neighborhood. In fact, it has nothing to do with the City. All that aside, I really enjoy science news and thought others might too. I won’t promise to make this a regular feature on this blog, but since I generally don’t post on weekends I thought sharing science related articles on Saturday every now and again wouldn’t be such a bad thing.

The news I found interested this week I heard on NPR yesterday. The two key discoveries shared in the story were that a “scientific team found that dust-free water on a smooth, clean surface will drop well below 32 Fahrenheit (zero Celsius) before it freezes” and that “on a positively charged surface, the water freezes from the bottom up, and on a negative surface, the water freezes from the top down.”

You can read a fuller article or listen to the feature from the NPR Web site.

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