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Amanda Freeman, daughter of PPD physicist Jim Freeman, took this picture of a soap bubble frozen by the blistering cold air earlier this month.

Dried grass in the fields near the Fermilab Village looks ordinary from afar, but upon inspection are covered in geometric, crystalline ice structures left over from last week’s freezing temperatures.

Dried grass in the fields near the Fermilab Village looks ordinary from afar, but upon inspection are covered in geometric, crystalline ice structures left over from last week’s freezing temperatures.

Is it a dense, low-lying fog? The Dead Marshes near the entrance of Mordor? No, this cloudy floor near the NuMI access road is the eerie result of ice covered by an inch of water.