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    • Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes
    • Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes
    • Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes
    • Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes
    • Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes
    • Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes
    • Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes
    • Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes
    • Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes
    • Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes
    • Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes
    • Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes
    © Flickr/ Alexey Kljatov
    Snowflake macro: leaves of ice.

    Due to the way they are formed, almost all snowflakes are unique.

    Due to the way they are formed, almost all snowflakes are unique. And now, thanks to a dedicated photo enthusiast named Alexey Kljatov and his macro photography skills, you can now appreciate the sublime beauty of these ice crystals up close.

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    • qvasko 15
      Truly mathematics in the nature...they call it fractal dimension!
    • great pic
    • choticastile
      Fragile, Unique, Beautiful: The Mystery of Snowflakes... are these same qualities not also applicable to every human being? To this day the physical, mental and all the magnificent processes of our individual selves remain, to a great extent a complete mystery. Yet, while we're robust, we too are infinitely fragile, unique and yes beautiful! The same applies to our planet and everything that Nature placed there in virginal, perfect balance, for us to enjoy, revel in and marvel at.... But look what we've done and continue to do! Yet, do we realize, that all of it -- when viewed from a higher perspective, is as fragile as a snowflake -- that we could be here today, but forever gone tomorrow. Will we wake up in time?
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