Nathan Myhrvold is often referred to as a visionary technology and business leader. Here you will find links to his scientific research papers, photo essays, memos and contributed articles as well as videos and articles detailing his diverse
27 February 2021
Let me start out by saying that I have huge respect for Don Komarechka’s snowflake photos. They have been an inspiration to me. I am new to snowflake photography, and having seen his photos — as well as those of Ken Libbrecht, Alexey Kljatov, and many others — I would never even dream of boasting that I’ve made the best snowflake photos.
So I am a bit dismayed that a flurry of controversy has erupted around a claim that I thought would be simple and objective: that my new snowflake microscope makes the highest-resolution snowflake photos ever taken. That isn’t an empty boast; it’s supported by math and basic optics.
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