Snowflakes as you’ve never seen them before

Snowflakes as you’ve nev­er seen them before — New Sci­en­tist:


These snowflake pho­tos were tak­en by Ken­neth Lib­brecht of Cal­Tech, using a spe­cial­ly-designed snowflake pho­tomi­cro­scope. They show real snow crys­tals that fell to earth in north­ern Ontario, Alas­ka, Ver­mont, the Michi­gan Upper Penin­su­la, and the Sier­ra Neva­da moun­tains of Cal­i­for­nia.

(Via New Sci­en­tist.)