Jan 31, 2020
Snow is a great insulator, but not in these images! I picked these for today, because there’s not much…or because of the shape they made…
all of the images were taken on the 11th or 16th of December. We haven’t gotten much snow since then.
according to BBC Earth, snow is comprised of 90-95% air, which is why it makes a great insulator. I’ve said for years, that if it’s going to be cold, it may as well snow. The snow will help protect plants from the frigid air… how many photos of igloos have you seen or heard of in your life? well, animals do the same thing, burrowing deep into the snow during winter in order to hibernate.
Snow on Mars: According to Nasa’s scientific simulations on Mars, during the summer in the north side of the planet, there could very well be sudden, violent snow storms. We know there are clouds and subsurface ice on Mars, so snow is certainly plausible. Scientists also detected a cloud of carbon dioxide snowflakes over the southern pole of the planet. We know this because of the remote robots on the planets surface.
chionophobia: the fear of snow
Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922): I’ve never heard of him but maybe you have! He was a great explorer, renowned for his bravery, intrepid spirit and loyalty to his comrades. But if you were to search the contents of his medical kit during the Nimrod Expedition, you would think you were looking at something a 70s rock band groupie had packed, rather than a polar exploration. Colic was treated with cannabis, diarrhea sufferers enjoyed the delights of opium while those stricken with snow blindness, a temporary loss of vision due to overexposure to the sun’s UV rays, would have cocaine dripped directly into the eye.
all info comes from https://www.bbcearth.com/blog/?article=surprising-facts-about-snow
“Paradise doesn’t have to be tropical” ~ unknown
“With every falling snowflake, a unique spark of interest falls from heaven.” ~ P. Miller
What do snowmen like to do on the weekend?
~ Chill out!
“I can’t get out of bed on days when the temperature is less than my age.” ~ unknown
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