World’s smallest snowman

From HuffPo:

Physicists at the National Physical Laboratory have created the world’s smallest ‘snowman’ using a variety of sophisticated techniques and advanced research equipment, including a focused ion beam, nanomanipulation system, and silicon cantilever.

This little guy measures 10 micrometers wide, or 1/5 the width of a human hair.


1 Response to “World’s smallest snowman”

  1. 1 Reality Bites Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at 6:36 pm


    You know, a thought occurred to me today. Is it not possible that “Happy Holidays” and “Season’s Greetings” did not originate as an attempt to outrage Christians but simply to acknowledge that there are TWO holidays a week apart?

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