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Originally Posted by Faster:965993
btw did you know that water is the only substance that expands (and loses density) when turning from liquid to solid??
Originally Posted by wikipedia
Other substances that expand on freezing are silicon, gallium, germanium, antimony, bismuth, plutonium and also chemical compounds that form spacious crystal lattices with tetrahedral coordination.
Under no circumstances should you allow your bilge to fill with liquid plutonium.
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Last edited by AdamLein; 12-23-2012 at 06:25 PM.