The Science of Snowflakes

The Science of Snowflakes

One septillion (that's a trillion trillion) snowflakes hit Earth every year

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from It's Okay To Be Smart

Key Facts In This Video

  • 1

    Wilson Bentley photographed the first snowflake. (1:14)

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    A snowflake crystal starts as a tiny speck of dust or pollen which catches water vapor out of the air. (2:51)

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    In 1988, researcher Nancy Knight claimed to have found two identical snowflakes. (3:48)

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