Snowflake research, 18th century

Snowflake research, 18th century

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Caption: Snowflake research. 18th-century journal page showing snowflake configurations described in 1755 by John Nettis a physician from Middelburg, the Netherlands. Nettis used early forms of microscope lenses to make his observations. This page is from volume 49 (1755-6) of the journal 'Philosophical Transactions', published by the Royal Society of London.

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