The Science & Macro Photography of Snowflake Researcher Kenneth Libbrecht

Snowflake Research Photos

This Smithsonian Magazine blog post examines the work of Kenneth Libbrecht, a Caltech professor who has studied snowflake formation for the past few decades. Libbrecht has perfected a method for growing snowflakes in his lab using microscopic ice crystals as starters. While documenting his research, Libbrecht has also become an accomplished snowflake photographer.

Snowflake Research Photos

Snowflake Research Photos

images by Kenneth Libbrecht

Written by EDW Lynch

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