Book:Johannes Kepler/De Nive Sexangula

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Johannes Kepler: De Nive Sexangula

Published $\text {1611}$
In English:

On the Six-Cornered Snowflake

Subject Matter

Discussion of the $6$-fold symmetry of snowflakes, and Johannes Kepler's attempt to explain it by considering close-packing of spheres in a hexagonal array.