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Caption: This slideshow presents a series of “snowfakes” that are the product of an elaborate computer model designed to replicate the complex growth of snow crystals. Created by mathematicians David Griffeath of University of Wisconsin-Madison and Janko Gravner of University of California, Davis, the model can generate all of nature’s snowflake types in rich, three-dimensional detail. 
Images: courtesy Janko Gravner and David Griffeath
Slideshow: by Jeff Miller
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Caption: A “snowfake” that is the product of an elaborate computer model designed to replicate the complex growth of snow crystals. Created by mathematicians David Griffeath of University of Wisconsin-Madison and Janko Gravner of University of California, Davis, the model can generate all of nature’s snowflake types in rich, three-dimensional detail.
Photo by: courtesy Janko Gravner and David Griffeath
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