Friday, January 21, 2011

Snowflakes under an electron microscope

Last winter, I wrote about the "frost blossom" phenomenon happening on our sidewalks on a cold December night. Today, while looking up something else on the Internet, I ran across a link to a website with scanning electron microscope pictures (micrographs?) of snowflakes. They're fascinating pictures, especially if you: (1) like snowflakes; or (2) know how an SEM works.

Here's the link:

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