Kitty Connolly

Jun. 12, 2009

Raising a Stink over a Flower in Bloom

Botanists expect a very rare, very large, and very stinky flower to bloom this week in California.

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\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.

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