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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 warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. 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!
    thanks!

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