MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Can two snowflakes be exactly alike?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Can two snowflakes be exactly alike?

You’ve heard it for years… “no two snowflakes are exactly alike” but is that even true?

It’s not actually. Back in 1988 a U.S. scientist in Boulder, CO named Nancy Knight found two identical snowflakes while she was studying snow crystals. The flakes were taken from a storm in Wisconsin and she made the discovery using a microscope.

So with this snow storm we had today you might be able to go out there and find two that are the same! Good luck.

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