snow http://kuer.org en U of U Researcher Gives a New Perspective to the Average Snowflake http://kuer.org/post/u-u-researcher-gives-new-perspective-average-snowflake <p>A University of Utah researcher is taking pictures of snowflakes in a way that’s never been done before and&nbsp;the results could help forecasters better predict the weather.</p><p>If you’ve ever seen a picture of a snowflake it probably looked a lot like the paper cut-outs made every winter by thousands of first and second graders across the country: unique, but perfectly symmetrical and flat. But according to Tim Garrett, an atmospheric science professor at the U who helped develop a new way to photograph snowflakes, that image is a lie.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 22:08:13 +0000 Brian Grimmett 27619 at http://kuer.org U of U Researcher Gives a New Perspective to the Average Snowflake KUER News Pod: Wednesday January 30, 2013 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-wednesday-january-30-2013 <p>Utah Democrats call for increased education funding, the Utah House passes a bill that makes legislator pay more transparent, and Governor Gary Herbert declares today Fred Korematsu day.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F77142295&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 19:00:21 +0000 Brian Grimmett 24300 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Wednesday January 30, 2013 KUER News Pod: Wednesday December 26, 2012 http://kuer.org/post/kuer-news-pod-wednesday-december-26-2012 <p>Winter weather causes chaos on Utah’s roads, a top leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints tells missionaries to stop spreading rumors, and Utah’s birth rate continues to fall.<br><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F72634965&amp;color=98091a&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 17:59:22 +0000 Brian Grimmett 22805 at http://kuer.org KUER News Pod: Wednesday December 26, 2012