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So cool! 3D micrographs of snowflakes

December 30, 2010

Just in time for our first big snow here in Boulder, Wired just published a set of beautiful micrographs of snowflakes, and as a bonus, some of them are in 3D! Here is one of the 3D images.  It’s a DIY 3D — let your eyes relax and blur, so that you’re slightly crossing them, […]

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Superglue a snowflake

February 19, 2009

Hey, wow, I just read this wonderful do-it-yourself experiment.  A lot of people liked my previous post on the myth that no two snowflakes are alike.  Here’s a way to preserve a snowflake forever using superglue. It turns out that the reason superglue bonds things so quickly is that it’s made of a bunch of […]

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