University of Innsbruck
Scientific discoveries from the University of Innsbruck
There are many exotic states of matter besides the basics of solid, liquid, gas and plasma. One of these, known as a supersolid, was confirmed a few years ago, and now University of Innsbruck scientists have created it in a new two-dimensional form.
Scientists have categorized 18 different types of ice so far, each with its own unique crystalline structure and unique arrangement of hydrogen and oxygen atoms. Now another, by the name of ice XIX, has been added to the list.