From a ground-level perspective, blazing wildfires and different varieties of storm are terrifying displays of nature’s might. But viewed from space, through the right (computer-enhanced) eyes, they’re all things of beauty.
On Friday, NASA released a visualization of Earth showing the aerosols that were swirling through our planet’s atmosphere on Aug. 23. It was a busy day for Mother Nature, as you can see.
Aerosols are specks of solids and liquids that swirl through the air we breathe. Most of the time, they’re invisible to the naked eye. But when, say, a fire releases ash into the sky, or when a wind storm blows dust across the desert, those invisible aerosols are made visible. Read more…
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Author: Adam Rosenberg
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