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The Chemistry of Snowflakes [Video]

Snowflakes start out as tiny bits of dust high in the atmosphere and end up drifting down to us as intricate water crystals. Check out this video to see the process start to finish.

Courtesy of the American Chemical Society and Bytesize Science, we’re treated to a well explained and illustrated journey from the beginning of the snowflake formation process until the end.

[via Neatorama]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 12/19/12

Comments (2)

  1. Andy Rhine

    Hmm, wonder if the latest Radiolab episode inspired them to post this.

  2. vis...

    super cool – cant wait to show my daughter this!

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