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Scientists create the world's smallest snowman - used nanotechnology

Scientists create the world's smallest snowman - used nanotechnology

Scientists have created the world’s smallest 'snowman', measuring about a fifth of the width of a human hair. To envision how small this snowman is, know that the average human hair is 75 microns thick and Western University's creation is less than three microns. The showman has stick like arms and a carrot shaped nose made of platinum. The first showman from Todd Simpson (Western University) was created in 2005. New version has eyes and mouth.

Each silicon sphere is 0.9µm in diameter making the snowman just shy of 3µm.

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