Any poetry enthusiasts among us? I hope so! I decided to quote one of my favorite poets tonight 🙂
While I was reviewing Top Contributors for December, I was looking out my New England window at the tall pines armored by interlocking, white, deep frozen water molecules. A thought came to me about how perfectly each snowflake (all unique and different) came together to make a beautiful shield for the branches of these fine trees against the cold. Have you ever had a chance to look at the exquisite geometry of a snowflake? This article Classifying the geometry of snowflakes highlights their beauty and diversity" shares the story of simple hexagons and star-shaped dendrites that bring some grief but a whole lot of enjoyment!