Thursday, 24 January 2013

Everyday miracles 1: snowflakes

Caltech professor Ken Libbrecht's research into snowflakes, ice crystals, and their growth:

This morphology diagram shows how they are formed under different conditions of temperature and humidity:
And a few of

his stunning


More at his Caltech website, his and in the book Ken Libbrecht's Field Guide to Snowflakes.

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