10 Fascinating Facts About Snow That You Probably Didn't Know
There is a naturally occurring phenomenon called "snow doughnuts” and it's pretty awesome.
A physicist has found a way to grow what he calls “identical twin” snowflakes in a lab.
There’s a scientific reason why it always seems quieter after a snowfall.
However, snow can also help amplify noise.
Snow can form in giant, thin, blade-like shapes called "penitentes."
Snow is not actually white. It's translucent.
Snow is a mineral, just like diamonds or salt.
Certain plants have adapted to survive in areas where there is snow year-round.
When there is lightning during a blizzard storm, it's officially called a “thundersnow,” and it’s incredibly rare.
And lastly, "watermelon snow" is a real thing.
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