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1/8/2013 (1 year ago)

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Check out this cool video!

Check out this "cool" video which shows how a snowflake forms as it falls to earth. The video was produced by the American Chemistry Society for educational purposes.

This mature snowflake passed through several cycles of refreezing, giving it its complex pattern.

This mature snowflake passed through several cycles of refreezing, giving it its complex pattern.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

1/8/2013 (1 year ago)

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Keywords: snowflakes, how, form, ice, weather


According to the society, snowflakes start with a grain of dust, to which a droplet of water sticks. The droplet then freezes and re-freezes, accumulating layers as it goes. The crystalline structure of the ice gives the flake its six-sided dimension.

The longer the flake lasts in the cloud, the larger and more distinctive it becomes.

Check out the video and learn something new!

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Pope Francis: end world hunger through 'Prayer and Action'


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Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for September 2014
Mentally disabled:
That the mentally disabled may receive the love and help they need for a dignified life.
Service to the poor: That Christians, inspired by the Word of God, may serve the poor and suffering.



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