The gallery was published on the occasion of an article on frost flowers, which explores the research of the OASIS project, which pursues key big-picture science issues regarding air-surface chemical interactions in the Arctic, and their evolution in future climates
Perhaps Constance Penhallow was right all along. As her grandson, Hunter recalled:
"When his grandmother was a girl, she told him once, the sisters announced in school one day that the topic of study would be Living Creatures. 'I suggested ice. They threw me out of class.' "