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14th May 2012 – Water: Weird or What?

Dr Jichen Li from Manchester will talk to us about the strange properties of one of the most common materials we see around us (particularly in the Manchester area). Liquid water has importance as a solvent, a solute, a reactant … Continue reading

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1st September 2008 – Liquid Crystals

What are they and why are they appearing everywhere? Professor Helen Gleeson from Manchester University helped us understand how something can be both a liquid and a crystal. Normally, we consider matter to have three distinct states: solid, liquid and … Continue reading

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