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Re: Frozen Bilge

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Originally Posted by AdamLein View Post
Actually...

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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.
... I stand corrected....

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