a crystal of ice sufficiently heavy to fall from the atmosphere.
A snowflake is either a single ice crystal or an aggregation of ice crystals which
falls through the Earth's atmosphere as snow. Each flake nucleates around a ...
I grow my own snow crystals in the snowflake lab, where I can create my own
designs, including some you will not find in nature. Click here to see how this is ...
This page shows photographs of real
snowflakes that fell from the winter ...
The essence of science is figuring out ...
Calling a snow crystal a snowflake is ...
A hexagonal prism is the most basic snow crystal geometry (see the Snowflake
Primer). Depending on how fast the different facets grow, snow crystal prisms can
This page shows a variety of movies of
growing snowflakes. The Designer ...
Snow Crystal Movie Click the image (0.8 MByte) to see a time-lapse movie of a
growing snow crystal that was cycled back and forth between roughly -15 C and ...
Why do snow crystals form in such complex and symmetrical shapes? To see
why snowflakes look like they do, consider the life history of a single snow crystal,