Ice

Why are polar ice caps melting?

This is the time of interglacial period through which we are going. During this period ice melts form the polar caps and the rate of melting has extended from its average time. The ice over the arctic region is melting which comprises of 3% of […]

Why does ice float?

Density of an object is increased with the cooling, but this is not completely applicable in the case of fresh water. It is densest at four degree Celsius and if water is further cooled its density keeps on decreasing. So a substance having less density […]

Why does ice stick to your skin?

To know about why ice stick to your skin we have to first know about the formation of ice. On the outer level we say that when we cool the water to certain temperature it turns to ice but on molecular basis it is something […]

Why is glacial ice blue?

Glacial ice appears blue to us because all the colors of the visible spectrum (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet) except blue is absorbed by the ice. This blue color wavelength is transmitted which is responsible to make our eyes see the blue color […]