Planet Earth

Snow: A Northerner Braves The South

The IntersectionBy Sheril KirshenbaumJan 14, 2008 4:30 PM


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Snow: A type of precipitation consisting of agglomerates of snow crystals. Most snowflakes are less than one-half inch across with an open, soft structure although certain conditions can result in unusual formations. It reflects sunlight and even changes the way sound travels. It's fun to eat, pack, throw, shovel, and watch. We humans are so fascinated with snow, we've even come up with little paper weights that imitate the falling phenomenon so we can take it with us. We tend to do funny things like that. After the Correlations meet up in LA, my sentiments on the white stuff were to change dramatically...

An explanation of why now up over at Correlations...

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