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Record #188252:

All I want for Xmas is a snowflake machine / Jim Giles.

Title: All I want for Xmas is a snowflake machine / Jim Giles.
Author(s): Giles, Jim.
Date: 2008.
In: New Scientist. (2008.), Vol. 200(2687/8) (2008)
Abstract: Brief report on construction of Manchester Ice Cloud Chamber, a three-storey stainless steel cylinder that can be cooled to -50°C to simulate conditions in which snowflakes form. Describes planned used to study snowflake formation and its dependence on temperature in order to aid weather forecasting. Also refers to work of Libbrecht at Caltech examining why ice crystal structure changes so much with temperature and whether air impurities play a role.
Notes:

New Scientist. Vol. 200(2687/8) :24 (2008).

Keywords: 551.5 -- Meteorology.
551.322 -- Ice and snow.
551.578.41 -- Snow, structure, composition and temperature.
E4 -- Glaciology: physics and chemistry of ice.
SPRI record no.: 188252

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