Why all snowflakes have six sides • Earth.com

Why all snowflakes have six sides


Today’s Video of the Day comes thanks to NASA Goddard and features a look at why all snowflakes have six sides.

As the snowflake grows, different parts extent off each side depending on temperature and how much water is available. This gives each snowflake a unique exterior shape, but each comes equipped with a strong six-sided base.


By Rory Arnold, Earth.com

Credit: NASA Goddard

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