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Snowflake Science to Study Avalanches | Explorer

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Avalanches kill upwards of 100s of people each year. But to understand how to protect against them, first you need to understand the snowflakes that comprise them. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Watch all clips of Explorer here: http://bit.ly/WatchExplorer ➡ Get More Explorer: https://on.natgeo.com/2SOUqkU #NationalGeographic #Snowflakes #Explorer About Explorer: Explorer, the longest-running documentary series in cable television history, honored with nearly 60 Emmys and hundreds of other awards, continues as a series of major specials on the National Geographic Channel. In the course of more than two thousand films, Explorer has taken viewers to more than 120 countries, opening a window on hidden parts of the world, unlocking mysteries both ancient and modern, and investigating stories of science, nature, and culture. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta About National Geographic National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Snowflake Science to Study Avalanches | Explorer https://youtu.be/jQRhefOpkt4 National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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National Geographic (6 months ago)
Snowflakes are beautiful but can be dangerous. What are your thoughts on efforts being made to avoid the dangers of avalanches?
Dzulkifli Aripin (6 months ago)
National Geographic SUB for indo please 😢
chairshoe81 (6 months ago)
Dew F beesechurger beebing
Dew F (6 months ago)
chairshoe81 “Cheeseburger eating?”
chairshoe81 (6 months ago)
i like how you guys added in an explosion sound effect when the cornice was blown up because you know most of your subscribers are actually michael bay loving cheeseburger eating dum-dums
Real McQoy (6 months ago)
Put me on “ the don’t die list “ all y’all alright lmfao
Rohit Singh RAJE (1 month ago)
Only Humans are dangerous, not Nature.
moonlight _ (3 months ago)
Global warming these days smh
Ispayda (3 months ago)
5:52, 7:36 are they comparing snow/snow crystals to bismuth crystals?
Akosi Nonoy (4 months ago)
In philippines there's no snowflakes only skyflakes😂
Dark Fairy (1 month ago)
So trueee😂
Eli Bidwell (4 months ago)
You are a homosapien
Eli Bidwell (4 months ago)
no u
Eli Bidwell (4 months ago)
no u
Eli Bidwell (4 months ago)
no u
Eli Bidwell (4 months ago)
no u
Eli Bidwell (4 months ago)
Hey Max E.
Eli Bidwell (4 months ago)
I see you Max
Gaming delights (5 months ago)
Science is not related to politics ....
MI6 (5 months ago)
i thiught this was going to be a video on liberals
humming_words_on_the_tree (5 months ago)
Just wow.
김동현 (5 months ago)
Snowflakes are so beautiful, but can be dangerous... because avalanches
Nurazianie Abdullah (6 months ago)
Serious stuff
Britt Pomales (6 months ago)
stop ruining the comment section. I came to learn about snowflakes not think about politics. whatever happened you guys before this video, grow up and move on.
哦哟我是小明呀 (6 months ago)
First time to see Phil outside the amazing race
dentpeninde (6 months ago)
150/yr across the world? That's nothing.
Dzulkifli Aripin (6 months ago)
I always recommend this YouTube channel to my school friends and my family. but only a few understand English. so I beg you so that you can provide Indonesian Subtitles.
Dzulkifli Aripin (6 months ago)
SUB for indo please 😢
Silent Weapons For Quiet Wars (6 months ago)
Susan Diane Howell (6 months ago)
Dr. Masaru Emoto of Japan did pioneer research on the crystalline structure of water and documented with frozen ice crystals that the human consciousness through thoughts and words, and the exposure of music, had an effect on the molecular structure of water.
Immortal Jelly (6 months ago)
5:10. Before that is just irrelevant
Moltas (6 months ago)
Truly sensetive and fragile, be carefull it might just get triggered...
Just4Kixs (6 months ago)
The correspondent is also on AJ+ huh?
Matlat Power (6 months ago)
One of the best way to trigger an avalanche is using a canon
Angel (6 months ago)
Or an NCP meme.
Guitarists Suck (6 months ago)
Is this video about PC culture?
LagiNaLangAko23 (6 months ago)
Baby It's Cold Outside triggers snowflakes.
LagiNaLangAko23 (6 months ago)
Snowflakes do the most damage when they are packed in the same area.
Rayane Karouch (6 months ago)
What moms begin to hide their children from snowflakes
Maheen Ahsin (6 months ago)
Its nature, avalanches are not 'beasts', you are taking the risk by crossing an area where they can occur. Its very sad that people die because of them but they knew the risks.
De Ma (6 months ago)
Alhamdulillah, i'm in Indonesia.
yanakano (6 months ago)
If I get caught in avalanche, I would be happy with beautiful snowflakes surrounding me. I'll go snowboarding next week.
Sakonema (6 months ago)
Ok. So globally 150 people die from avalanches per year. And in car accidents globally per year?
Real McQoy (6 months ago)
Good question. This 2019 winter is quite the doosie so far; as U can see they are trying to kill as many of us in traffic fatalities as they possibly can: with the “dangerous snowflakes “
ghostt girl ghostt spook (6 months ago)
they are beautiful!
Darren Schmidt (6 months ago)
Francesca Fiorentini - TYT ;)
Gabriel Rodríguez Trucíos (2 months ago)
she is an italian wannabe that is ashamed of her indian race and approaches an Italian name's great reputation to be accepted
Brent Wilbur (6 months ago)
Is this a double-entendre to artistically legitimize SJW behavior?
Douglas Thompson (6 months ago)
"Most avalanche deaths are caused by snowboarders"
YЦПG VӨӨDӨӨ ЩΛPPΛ (5 months ago)
most avalanche deaths are caused by snowflakes actually
FAIZAN ANZAR (6 months ago)
Beautiful but dangerous
FAIZAN ANZAR (6 months ago)
Beautiful but dangerous
Lito (6 months ago)
Now the point is to know what kind of snow is formed beneath, but what about the kind of water they are formed of? Can there be certain elements which mixed with water can derive in a different kind of snow?
Lito (6 months ago)
Today, in another episode of "americans ruining videos with ludicrous political comments and no-sense debates on simple stuff"...
Darkness Light (6 months ago)
This was mind blowing. Thank yiu for this video & information I didn't even know about.
Veselka (6 months ago)
I just like their shapes ❄❄
Veselka (6 months ago)
I was two times on the mountains and i never saw a avalanche. How lucky Im 😁
Kat Fain (6 months ago)
Thank you! This was very interesting to know.
Gulya Swift (6 months ago)
Erik Le Blanc Pleym (6 months ago)
The good kind of Snowflake Science
bridge4 (6 months ago)
Francesca Fiorentini in the house!!! we love ya =))
Gabriel Rodríguez Trucíos (2 months ago)
that indian is just an italian wannabe... she adopted an italian name pretending to look cool and robbing italy's fame and good reputation !!!
Faku my Laifu (6 months ago)
incoming Americans ruining the comment section
überguy (6 months ago)
Father* nature.
et (6 months ago)
His accent sounds off, a combination of two lol
Hazal Gursoy (6 months ago)
The vid actually starts at 5:13 the beginning is just an intro.
shaktidev mishra (6 months ago)
Fantastic and very informative.
MohammaDon (6 months ago)
No context snowflake timestamps: -0:00 -6:11 -6:43 -7:11 -7:50
Carlosmp20 (6 months ago)
How is it "no context" when they show up when talking about them?
Pam Simonson (6 months ago)
Look people I don't care about your opinions of youth being weak or whatever not my concern. I have 25 years left to live
Pam Simonson (6 months ago)
No two are the same
TheMoshe100 (6 months ago)
Somebody meme the begening please.
EliezaBaby (6 months ago)
Did the professor said Eggxactly ? 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🤣 bhahahaha
thePoxxxx (6 months ago)
the threat is so real that 150 ppl around the world are killed each year... wow, snowflakes are so deadly!! more then 1000 ppl die each year because of a Water intoxication... caused by drinking to much water... water is so deadly!!
Gabriel Rodríguez Trucíos (2 months ago)
thePoxxxx Mosquitoes are worse.
chae (6 months ago)
Lgbt community
Freddie Mercury Bulsara (6 months ago)
Here comes ignorant Americans ruined comment section with Politics, u can blame someone by calling Jesus name because he's bstard and ruined countries snowflakes are beautiful and a miracle
Samtheman2333 (5 months ago)
How interesting. Blaming ignorance through ignorance. Nice strategy. Jesus bless you friend I hope you enjoyed the video.
ajoajoajoaj (5 months ago)
Since when is snowflake is an exclusively American term?
Sompn Brurl (6 months ago)
You didn't have to involve Jesus into this :(
Dave B (6 months ago)
Fluxpistol (6 months ago)
Ahh so that’s what you call a group of snowflakes! ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
era.yusnita 14 (6 months ago)
Take your politics elsewhere goddammit
Fairy Frequency (6 months ago)
Very interesting information! Was just looking closer at snowflakes yesterday in fact we made a film about them. Wishing you a beautiful day x)
MANOJ KUMAR M (6 months ago)
Does this have Trump in it ?
HeySup (6 months ago)
I have to re-check back the video title. Thought i was about to watch Amazing Race. Lols!
Colin (6 months ago)
They're finally studying Trump supporters?
henri godefroidt (6 months ago)
Krit (6 months ago)
tfw you rush to make comments about liberals being snowflakes for the hundredth time but everyone else is an npc
Carlosmp20 (6 months ago)
Npc 😂
TheDanagames (6 months ago)
Guys that still stay snowflakes to liberals should really take a look at themselves, such normies
Dustin Mock (6 months ago)
Wow snowflakes are fascinating... too bad Ben Shapiro keeps DESTROYING then with FACTS and LOGIC.
Fluxpistol (6 months ago)
Dustin Mock them*
Zbynek Kolacek (6 months ago)
Cool job
rob ot (6 months ago)
anyone else saw phil keoghan and thought "ok great, but what's the challenge for this leg of the race."
panfriedd (6 months ago)
if you want to study snowflakes just do a study on millenials
Cauã Honorato (6 months ago)
may mane is cation subscret
Dew F (6 months ago)
It’s amazing how something so beautiful and small, can be so destructive, when there’s a large group of them...
Nitoa (6 months ago)
did you just describe human cells ?
Ja'Varis Lee (6 months ago)
Yay a great video ruined by political imbeciles😔😔😔
My name is Nyeff (6 months ago)
Who is khione?
bich tram pham (6 months ago)
Wow, so amazing, thank you :3
wolf s Music (6 months ago)
Alpen gold choclate alps mountains #saveyouralpengold
princewill osazuwa (6 months ago)
Snowflake generation
Javier Madriz (6 months ago)
I've been there it's really beautiful
Azliana Lyana (6 months ago)
Amazing. Didn't know such crucial job exist. Stay safe people. Snowflakes kills 😰 Thanks NG
Dushyant Sisodiya (6 months ago)
_Bob McCoy (6 months ago)
🎶 *_Feminists are falling on my head!_* 🎶
LagiNaLangAko23 (6 months ago)
Baby it's cold outside
M TMM (6 months ago)
LIBERALS ARE SNOWFLAKES.... I'm here to study their habits
Brian (6 months ago)
Americans in general are snowflakes. Now there's something you all have in common.
Hakageryuu (6 months ago)
@AnimeOtaku2 MGTOW is a joke, just like the so called "Men" who follow it.
Deanna k (6 months ago)
This just means avoid the beautiful liberals then.
New Production pictures (6 months ago)
Puck Daily (6 months ago)
I wish we had science for liberal snowflakes.
Myname Jeff (6 months ago)
@Brian I'm not bothered, are you?
Brian (6 months ago)
@Myname Jeff I'm glad I bother you. Go cry now.
Myname Jeff (6 months ago)
@Brian OK libtard
Brian (6 months ago)
@Myname Jeff Someone has to tell you that making people "fall for it" is childish and stupid I guess.
Myname Jeff (6 months ago)
@Brian You fell for it lol
Partho Sarothi Paul (6 months ago)
I thought Liberals are studying Avalanches 😂
Makky II (6 months ago)
Roxanne Devil (6 months ago)
David Mendoza (6 months ago)