Please Explain: Snow

Friday, December 21, 2007

The largest known snowflake in history measured 15 inches across! We find out about the physics and chemistry of snow and what conditions we’ll need to have a White Christmas this year. Dr. Kenneth Libbrecht is Professor of Physics at Caltech; David A. Robinson is The New Jersey State Climatologist and a Professor of Geography at Rutgers University, where he conducts research at the Global Snow Lab.

Weigh in: What’s your favorite memory or experience with snow?


Dr. Kenneth Libbrecht and David A. Robinson

Comments [2]


what is the ratio of rain (water) to snow. How much snow can be created from a certain amount of water. What is the range?

Dec. 21 2007 01:45 PM
paulinskill_wx from jc nj

The blizards of '78 and '96.

Dec. 21 2007 12:01 PM

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