Snowflakes. Not unique after all. Or not?


Each snowflake may not be so unique after all.

While no one snowflake is exactly the same as another on a molecular level, it turns out that all snowflakes fall into one of 35 different shapes, researchers say. Just take a look at this infographic of the different snowflake shapes from chemistry teacher Andy Brunnin, who authors the blog Compound Interest… (1)

We see what we want to see.
We see patterns where there are not.
We see unity where there is not.

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How can we trust our brain?
When can we trust our brain?

Oh, little snowflake!

Are you unique?
Are you common?

I choose the third option and say BOTH!

Crazy is my name.

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  1. alphachamber

    Let’s hope, nobody’s tax money paid for that “essential research” – wouldn’t it be much more important or mankind to examine the diameters of raindrops 🙂 🙂 🙂

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