More Hexagons in Nature

Did you know that snowflakes always form as hexagons?

Adding to my previous post on the subject:

So now we have this:

The circulating cloud formation at the pole of Saturn:

And snowflakes, just in time for Christmas.

snowflake hexagons

Beautiful, aren’t they?

Feel free to explore this incredible website!

Here’s a more recent NASA photo of Saturn which also shows the hexagon.

A mosquito:

mosquito eyes

A turtle:

turtle hexagons

  1. #1 by cav on December 25, 2013 - 5:12 pm


    Merry Christmas.

  2. #2 by Larry Bergan on December 28, 2013 - 2:24 am

    If evil is symmetrical, the anti-symmetrical have a lot to fear!

    I don’t know what the hell that means, but I have an Idea.

  3. #3 by Larry Bergan on December 28, 2013 - 2:43 am

    Happy New Year to all of us here at un-commenting central!

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