Visualized: an Earth-yr via beautiful NASA imagery (video)
Our planet had type of a tough yr in 2012, however because of its array of satellites and a sure floating lab, NASA documented each divine and terrifying second from afar. On prime of the standard magnificence photographs and time-lapses rendered by the ISS and true-shade satellites, NASA additionally confirmed some spectacular knowledge and modeling visualizations of atmospheric motion, storms and ocean salinity. That helps even the densest of us perceive how hurricanes type, gulf streams movement and arctic ice breaks off and drifts seaward. However sufficient speak — if an image equals a thousand phrases, there are three million of them within the two minute video, after the break.