Watch Beautiful Crystals Form Right Before Your Eyes

By Casey Chan on at

This is cool. Emanuele Fornasier ran an electric current through various chemical solutions and recorded the reaction to reveal the formation of crystals. It’s like seeing the birth of a snowflake. The process definitely looks fantastic but in reality, it’s really, really slow. It can take hours or even days for the crystals to take shape. Here, take a look...

Crystal Birth from Emanuele Fornasier on Vimeo.

[Emanuele Fornasier via Colossal]