What happens as water freezes?

1 Answer
Jul 14, 2018

It undergoes a phase transition....

Explanation:

$\underbrace{\text{Ice"_"solid}}$ $r i g h t \le f t h a r p \infty n s$

$\underbrace{\text{Water"_"liquid}}$

Water is an unusual material inasmuch as its SOLID phase is LESS DENSE than its liquid phase.. And the result? Ice-bergs float. A few more details here.