Here’s How Pretty Little Snowflakes Form [VIDEO]

    December 21, 2012
    Josh Wolford

We are all snowflakes – little expertly formed, original creations floating about the world. Except that’s not true. You’re not special. You’re not a snowflake.

But real snowflakes are all different (kind of), and fascinating. This video from BytesizeScience shows how snowflakes are formed – from their humble beginnings as specks of dust inside a cloud to their magical plunge to Earth. When you think of just how complex each individual snowflake is, and then you think about just how many snowflakes fall, things can start to get really weird up there in your head. Seriously, I wouldn’t recommend it.

But you should still check out this cool, winter-themed science vid: