Hairy Ice Explained

July 26, 2015

It sprouts on dead wood at night in northern latitudes and disappears when the sun rises. Its micro-thin fibers look like the curls on a baby’s head. What scientists have called “one of the most exciting types of ice,” hair ice has now been replicated in the lab with the help of a certain fungus found to be necessary to its formation. Read the full article on hair ice here and enjoy more beautiful photos from the world of science here.

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