Winter is almost here  (I’ll spare the “Brace Yourselves:  Winter is Coming” meme)…

So what better time to investigate the billions of little white things that will fall down upon us?

We’ve probably all had the opportunity to see a snowflake up close when it lands just right on your coat, and you can see the beautiful crystalline formations.

Let’s take it up a notch and look at snowflakes under a microscope…

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 Enhance.  Enhance!  ENHANCE!!!

snowflake under the microscope w mega zoom

  Source:  VisualNews.com