Density Determinations and EZ-Water

After writing the previous post and mulling over the mystery of gravity, I suddenly realised that the way science measures an object’s density is actually rather problematical if water has two liquid phases as shown by Gerald Pollack’s work.

The usual procedure is to take the sample of matter whose density is to be calculated and weighing it initially in air, then repeating the measurement with the sample dunked in a beaker of water.  The procedure is well documented and well known and certainly not mysterious.

Until one starts thinking about surface tension effects and the existence of EZ or liquid crystal water. It might be a minor effect or it might not be and I’m not sure if you could totally avoid not having to deal with EZ-water in experiments. Whatever, if anything EZ-water would tend to increase boyancy so that calculated densities would be lower than they really are.

Important? Maybe, but well worth investigating further.

About Louis Hissink

Retired diamond exploration geologist. Trained by Western Mining Corporation and polished by De Beers.
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