Past Event

Water: The Strangest Liquid

Presented by Prof. Anders Nilsson

Water, H2O, is familiar to everyone - it shapes our bodies and our planet. But despite its abundance, water has remained a mystery, exhibiting many strange properties that are still not understood. Why does the liquid have an unusually large capacity to store heat? And why is it denser than ice? Now, using the intense X-ray beams from particle accelerators, investigations into water are leading to fundamental discoveries about the structure and arrangement of water molecules. This lecture will elucidate the many mysteries of water and discuss current studies that are revolutionizing the way we see and understand one of the most fundamental substances of life.

Past Event

Water: The Strangest Liquid

Presented by Prof. Anders Nilsson

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. PST
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