Contact: Lee J. Siegel
University of Utah
Caption: These fluffy snowflakes, known as aggregates, form when snow crystals collide with other snow crystals. Many of these flakes also show some riming, or an icy coating. A new high-speed, three-camera system developed at the University of Utah made these pictures as the snowflakes fell.
Credit: Tim Garrett, University of Utah
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