Snowflake Images under an Electron Microscope

These are snowflake images under an electron microscope from the Beltsville Agricultural Research Centre in Beltsville, Maryland.   Image © Electron and Confocal Microscopy Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture.

In these remarkable images you can see different types of patterns found in snow from close up.

Snowflake Images under an Electron Microscope (4)Image © Electron and Confocal Microscopy Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture.

Snowflake Images under an Electron Microscope (3)Image © Electron and Confocal Microscopy Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture.

Snowflake Images under an Electron Microscope (2)Image © Electron and Confocal Microscopy Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture.

Snowflake Images under an Electron Microscope (1)Image © Electron and Confocal Microscopy Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture.

 

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