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We’re told that all snowflakes are unique. But when you really think about them, snowflakes get even more interesting - as ice crystals forming in 3D space, why are snowflakes basically 2D?

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Sources:
https://www.caltech.edu/about/news/snowflake-science-2023
http://www.snowcrystals.com/science/science.html
https://scied.ucar.edu/shortcontent/snowflakes
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https://www.its.caltech.edu/~atomic/snowcrystals/faceting/faceting.htm

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