From Zero to Science Hero

Ever wonder what it’s like to complete an undergraduate degree at McGill’s Faculty of Science? Here’s your chance to find out from an insider’s perspective. Follow our student bloggers in From Zero to Science Hero, as they work towards Bachelor of Science degrees.

We begin with Alex Timofeev, who is kicking off a three-year program in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.

Alex Timofeev

Alex Timofeev


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Everyone different, or twinkle, twinkle little star

Snowflakes

Snowflakes

If there is one thing people in Montreal become familiar with quickly, it is snowflakes. We walk through snow, we shovel it, we ski on it, and it falls on our heads. We welcome snow’s arrival, and then welcome its departure.

The truism is that all snowflakes are different, and there are books cataloging their symmetrical complex shapes. The reason they are all different is interesting. (more…)

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