Good article but i guess nature provides a difference or we would be mistakingly drinking silica instead of water
In supercooled silica, however, the lack of orientational ordering prevents crystallization
The main difference of silica glass from water is, the glass is effectively an inorganic polymer. It's molecules cannot rotate freely simply because there are no free molecules within glass - each atom is connected with another ones firmly. Most of organic polymers also form amorphous glasses (plexiglass, epoxy glass, polycarbonate glass) etc.
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