zafojones: Petrified wood fossil with opal formed in the growth rings. This looks amazing However, if you look closely, you realize, why scale is important in pictures like this. Can you spot the human fingers in the background? from Tumblr
One big reason to go into geophysics is pretty obvious: Volcanoes! I got to know Boris Behncke during my high school years. He’s a geophysicist situated in Sicily, Italy. And to our fortune he’s quite keen on photography and shares these gems on various platforms. The latest paroxysm produced a very special event: That moment, […]
Today’s TGIF post is a comic from Unearthed Comics and a good one for all the paleontology or unicorn enthusiasts that happen to come here from time to time. “”End the ridicule” by Unearthed Comics CC-BY-NC-ND ###Pretty good preservation, eh? On a personal note: Unfortunately my internet is broken and my provider asks me to […]
Geophysics isn’t just fun and games! You don’t always get to play with volcanoes and … wait… Oh. Well sometimes you do get to play with volcanos. It’s a picture from tumblr. Unfortunately, I don’t know the originator.
This animated gif is just awe-inspiring. This video captures even more of this magnificent beauty. It was created by Eva Sturm.
This animation of 15 frames from the NASA cloudless photos is beautiful but haunting. John Nelson is usually known for rather complex animations, but this simple gif shows a year in the life of our Earth. A breathing Earth. Read up on it over at fastcodesign.com/ or directly at John Nelsons post
Our world long ago with lands joined together when first appeared beasties of fur and of feather. Artistic view on the life in the Triassic period by Richard Morden. Get it here! (All copyright belongs to him!) This artistic map shows the supercontinent Pangaea and the Tethys ocean. It’s a surprisingly accurate depiction where the […]
Do you like the ocean? Do you like huge infographics? Well this one is just right for you! This infographic gives some idea of how little we know about our ocean and how much there is to learn. Enjoy! Click for full view via The Earth Story’s Facebook Wall Source: http://bit.ly/MToLr8 -JSD
The weekend is coming! Let’s start this weekend with an awesome volcano picture of the Bagana in Papua New Guinea. It was taken by the Earth Observing-1 satellite and is a rather rare picture. This volcano can hardly be monitored since it’s located far from any civilization. Enjoy it and study the different magma flows […]
Fresh water is an increasingly scarce but important resource. Have a look at this great illustration, where the water of the world goes and how it is consumed. In many places water consumption is depending on population size. But a great deal goes into food production. Did you know that India exports a big deal […]