Chipping Away at How Ice Forms Could Keep Windshields, Power Lines Ice-Free (image) American Chemical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption Surface atoms on a dust particle (shown in red, white, pink and yellow) impose an arrangement on water molecules (blue) that can promote or inhibit ice formation. Credit Sapna Sarupria and Ryan DeFever Usage Restrictions Image may only be used with the appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.