Down it comes, and when those crystals hit, the covering is beautiful, quiet, and sometimes threatening.
Tell us a snow story, whether it's one of delight or one of fear of destruction. Do you have snow traditions—sugar on snow, a sleigh ride, igloo building, snow shoeing?
Here's Daniel Tammet on the science of snowflakes.
- “Gne Gne,” Montefiori Cocktail
- “Modul 42,” Nik Bärtsch's Ronin
- “Santiago,” Kristian Dunn
- “Telephone and Rubber Band,” Penguin Cafe Orchestra
Today's show originally aired January 21, 2014.