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Microscopic Snowflakes
Researchers Use a Lt-Sem to Zoom in on Frosty Precipitation


By: Meghan Young (Superstar) Dec 28, 10
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These microscopic snowflakes show just how unique they are. Although we already knew that no two are alike, zooming in at this level gives us a whole new perspective.

These microscopic snowflakes shots were taken by researchers at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center in Maryland. They used a Low Temperature Scanning Electron Microscope (LT-SEM) to achieve these spectacular shots. No longer do they look like typical snowflakes. Instead, they are like some sort of alien structures.



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