Wondering about the different shapes of icicles? Visit the Icicle Atlas. Created by Dr. Stephen Morris and including the work of Antony Chen, the Icicle Atlas contains academic studies,"images, time-lapse movies and time-series data on 237 distinct laboratory-grown icicles." [via the New York Times]
What's the difference between icicles made with distilled water and icicles made with tap water? A team of scientists from the University of Toronto spun freezing water like a record, to see how it plays out.
Brent Christensen's Ice Castles could be the haven for an ice queen or the hideout for a race of wintery sprites. But they're actually man-made structures, created by pouring water over an icicle structure. The results are towering architectural sculptures that seem plucked from a place of myth and legend and…