Snow Algae Shade Most (Not All) Colored Snow

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: June 7, 2005   View Article

It may be the start of summer, but Ron Hoham and a few other scientists like him are thinking about snow, specifically colored snow.

Where others see an excuse to snicker about yellow snow, Hoham sees other shades—and one of the most extreme and overlooked life-forms on Earth.

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