Posts from the ‘world’ Category



If someone asks you “What has NASA ever done to make our lives any better?” … show them this site. Benefit after benefit from space research to Earth!

(via HuffPost Science)

The Dymaxion map (created by Buckminster Fuller) centers on the Arctic and does a better job than most maps of maintaining relative sizes of continents. This .gif is showing how your typical night/day projection would look!

Edit: I’m not sure why this ended up not working, but if you click here you can see it working correctly!

A visualization of wildfires worldwide in just the last 24 hours. I know the scale is different, but Africa makes our Colorado fires look inadequate.