Water is the most common liquid on the planet, yet its strange properties continue to baffle scientists. Why is Water So Strange?
The short answer, according to Dr. Mark Lorch at Science Focus: Water's strange properties are all down to its molecular charges. Water has many strange properties, including a high surface tension, an ability to dissolve more things than any other common liquid, and a solid state (ice) that floats. These strange properties come from water’s si