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Re: Half full or half empty?

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:59 pm UTC
by Eebster the Great
Right, Ice XII packs the spheres a little bit more efficiently than the semi-random arrangement in liquid water. For most substances, the arrangement in the solid phase is quite a bit tighter than in the liquid phase, but of course water is an oddity.

Re: Half full or half empty?

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:21 pm UTC
by Soupspoon
In the context of this discussion, a Space Oddity…