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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘snowflakes’

Here’s How Pretty Little Snowflakes Form [VIDEO]

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 …

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Mars Snowflakes: Dust Wrapped in Carbon Dioxide

A new study is reporting that Mars has snowflakes. They are about the diameter of human red blood cells and are composed of Carbon Dioxide attached to a spec of dust. The discovery was found after researchers analyzed data from spacecraft [The Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) and the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO)] orbiting the red planet, finding that not only …

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