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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


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