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Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Off-Topic, But Fun, Comments About Snowflakes and Christmas

Off-Topic, But Fun, Comments About Snowflakes and Christmas

by Paul Heinrich
Wed Dec 23 23:32:02 EST 2009

What's Wrong With This Snowflake? by Jon Hamilton
All Things Considered, NPR

Christmas card snowflakes 'corrupt nature' by
defying laws of physics by Ian Sample, Guardian
Dec. 23, 2009

Snowflakes on Christmas cards drawn wrong by
Jeanna Bryner, MSMBC

The correspondence is;

Koop, T., 2009, 'Snow joke as festive season
gives rise to a blizzard of fake flakes. Nature.
vol. 462, p. 985, doi:10.1038/462985a; Published
online December 23, 2009

Additional stuff:

1. A Snowflake Primer ... The basic facts about
snowflakes and snow crystals ..."

2. Libbrecht, K. G., 2005, The physics of snow
crystals. Reports on Progress in Physics. vol. 68,
pp. 855-895. doi:10.1088/0034-4885/68/4/R03

Dowload PDF file from

3. Snow Crystals Site

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Eveyone

Paul H.

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