Wednesday, 1 December 2010

One

Crystals: little flakes of wonder
W.A. Bentley, Snow Crystals (New York, Dover: 1962)
Photo from Wikipedia

...perhaps not unique (no indeed, there is no chemical/scientific reason why two snow flakes should not be alike), but still marvellous. Thanks to Wilson Alwyn 'Snowflake' Bentley (1865-1931), who endured many a cold second in front of his microscope-cum-camera to capture these on film!

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