13 Things You Didn’t Know About Snow



Do you think you know everything about snow? Here are 13 facts about snow that you probably didn’t know!

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10 Things You May Not Know About Snow
http://unofficialnetworks.com/2013/08/10-snow-facts-you-may-not-know

20 Things You Didn’t Know About… Snow
http://discovermagazine.com/2008/jan/20-things-you-didnt-know-about-snow
“You might as well understand the stuff that could soon paralyze your car.”

Avalanches Explained: How People Trigger Disasters
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/10/141017-avalanche-explainer-snow-science/
“Cartoon avalanches start with a snowball merrily rolling downhill, picking up more snow as it travels. That’s not how it really works, say avalanche experts, which explains the deadly results of recent avalanches that caught hikers off guard in Nepal.”

Snow: the top 10 facts
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/snow-the-top-10-facts-374451

How to make the perfect snowball
http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2009/feb/02/how-to-make-perfect-snowball
“Light powder snow is the driest kind, containing lots of air. This snow makes for terrible snowballs because it won’t pack – and it won’t pack because of its low moisture content.”

The Physics of Snow
http://starryskies.com/articles/2002/12/physics-snow.html
“Mother Nature isn’t giving us much choice in the matter of thinking about snow.”

How Much does a Snowflake Weigh?
http://archimedesnotebook.blogspot.com/2011/01/how-much-does-snowflake-weigh.html
“One snowflake doesn’t weigh very much – but after awhile all those feathery flakes add up.”

Mass of a Snowflake
http://hypertextbook.com/facts/2001/JudyMoy.shtml
“Snowflakes are made up of many ice crystals clumped together that form when water vapor changes directly from a gas to a solid.”

When it is snowing, why does it sound quieter?
http://askville.amazon.com/snowing-sound-quieter-staying-home-snow-absorbs/AnswerViewer.do?requestId=198073

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