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Google Earth Time-Lapse

Google Earth Time-Lapse

In a major upgrade to Google Earth, the service now offers 2D and 3D time-lapse satellite images showing how our planet has changed since 1984. To experience it first-hand, visit g.co/Timelapse. There’s an awesome library of pre-rendered videos as well if your computer isn’t up to the GPU and CPU challenge.

SATELLIKE

SATELLIKE

Artist Roman De Giuli is known for the eye-catching moving images he makes by mixing paints and inks. His latest work is a sequence of images that resemble satellite photography of the Earth. This time, he made custom paints using materials like pigments, sand, and finely ground stones to create the rich palette of earthy colors.

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Heaven / Thin Places

Heaven / Thin Places

Seán Doran combined images captured by astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti from the ESRSU image archive to take us on a serene flight above the Southeast corner of North America, passing over Florida, the Bahamas and Cuba for a view of their blue-green waters. Want more? Watch Heaven: The Inner Sound of Outer Space.

Shaolin Kung Fu Training

Shaolin Kung Fu Training

BBC Earth captured this awe-inspiring footage of thousands of young athletes practicing Shaolin Kung Fu. While most of the shots here appear to have been captured by drone, they say their formations can also be seen on satellite imagery. From the series Earth from Space.

ARENA

ARENA

Motion artist Páraic Mc Gloughlin compiled a collection of thousands of satellite images captured by Google Earth, transforming the top-down view of Earth’s landscapes, roads, and structures into a dizzying work of modern art.

NASA Aerosol Simulation

NASA Aerosol Simulation

A fascinating simulation created by a team of scientists at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. The animation approximates the movements of smoke, sea salt, and dust as they traveled around the globe due to storms and wind currents in 2017. Original video here.

Toposcape

Toposcape

(Flashing Images) Adnaan takes us on a dizzying tour of several very different locales around our globe, assembled from over 4,000 satellite images from Google Earth, set to the track Midnight by Caravan Palace. The crop circles look like spinning turntables to us.

Tailgater Portable Satellite Dish

Tailgater Portable Satellite Dish
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This satellite antenna automatically aims itself so you can watch DISH satellite channels on the road. Plus, there’s a pay-as-you-go plan so you only pay for the months you use it. Supports both SD and HD programming.

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