Why Do Freezing Rocks Break?

@article{Hallet2006WhyDF,
  title={Why Do Freezing Rocks Break?},
  author={B. Hallet},
  journal={Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={314},
  pages={1092 - 1093}
}
  • B. Hallet
  • Published 2006
  • Geology
  • Science
  • Contrary to common perception, the breaking of rocks is usually not caused by the expansion of water upon freezing. 
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