DISCUSSION: Have you ever been curious about how exactly snowflakes form and/or what makes them such a unique type of precipitation? If either has ever been the case for you, then you will definitely want to read the very interesting blog post above (courtesy of researchers from the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies or CIMSS). In addition, within this same blog post, you will find an explanation for why any given snowflake is completely unique unto itself! Learn more by reading this short but excellent piece of writing on how snowflakes come to be!
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