Tag: earth science

Ocean landscapes artistically depicted with glass sheets.




By Ben Young, via Colossal

A whimsical look at the layers of the Earth and its atmosphere

Not to scale, but fun to look at nevertheless!


By Rachel Ignotofsky, available as a print too.

European Space Agency can serve your imagery fix whilst NASA is down. #planetearthispretty

Colossal (and Devid Sketchbook) provides this awesome option.

Luckily there’s still at least one space agency still publishing photos of space (and space from Earth), the European Space Agency. The ESA has an incredible Observing the Earth archive that’s updated every week and each satelitte image is usually accompanied by a brief essay to explain a bit about what you’re looking at.

Now for the whoa part:





Via Colossal (and Devid Sketchbook)

Posters showing the layers of the atmosphere, the ocean, and our planet Earth. #pretty




From Brainstorm, via @darwinsbulldog

Pangaea: When the Continents were Cuddling

By Dan Meth.

Why the Moon Hates the Beach

By Mark Heath at Nobrow Cartoons.

This is what our sky would look like if Jupiter was the same distance as the moon.

Basically stunning…

By jb2386, via Reddit.

Cloud spotting in your coffee cup

By Kevin Van Aelst

Landscapes carved from the pages of books

By Guy Laramee via Colossal.

Ocean currents visualized: strangely reminiscent of Van Gogh

This visualization shows ocean surface currents around the world during the period from June 2005 through Decmeber 2007.

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio

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