10 Feb '12, 6pm

More #NASA Blue Marbles, composited from a variety of sources

More #NASA Blue Marbles, composited from a variety of sources

A day’s clouds. The shape and texture of the land. The living ocean. City lights as a beacon of human presence across the globe. This amazingly beautiful view of Earth from space is a fusion of science and art, a showcase for the remote-sensing technology that makes such views possible, and a testament to the passion and creativity of the scientists who devote their careers to understanding how land, ocean, and atmosphere—even life itself—interact to generate Earth’s unique (as far as we know!) life-sustaining environment. Drawing on data from multiple satellite missions (not all collected at the same time), a team of NASA scientists and graphic artists created layers of global data for everything from the land surface, to polar sea ice, to the light reflected by the chlorophyll in the billions of microscopic plants that grow in the ocean. They wrapped these layers around ...

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The Eddy and the Plankton [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 10 Feb '12, 11pm

The ocean has storms and weather that rival the size and scale of tropical cyclones. But rather than destruction, these st...

Amery Ice Shelf [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 11 Feb '12, 11pm

Several glaciers in East Antarctica, including the Lambert Glacier, share the same route to the ocean through the Amery Ic...

How much colder than usual? The current Cold Sn...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 09 Feb '12, 11pm

Rare snowstorms in Rome and Tripoli and mounting death tolls from exposure were among the consequences of a severe cold sn...

Cold Snap Across Europe [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 09 Feb '12, 11pm

Rare snowstorms in Rome and Tripoli and mounting death tolls from exposure were among the consequences of a severe cold sn...

Neat NASA image showing cold over Europe: There...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 09 Feb '12, 11pm

Rare snowstorms in Rome and Tripoli and mounting death tolls from exposure were among the consequences of a severe cold sn...

Beautiful ocean eddy and Plankton in the Agulha...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 10 Feb '12, 11pm

The ocean has storms and weather that rival the size and scale of tropical cyclones. But rather than destruction, these st...

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[sponsored] Blue Jpack J Pack Nike SB

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VVnds 85% stars miniscule heel drag, also the outsole is starting to yellow from age its barely noticable No Box OG blue l...

[News] - Air Jordan 1 Phat Italy Blue/Vivid Orange – University Blue

[News] - Air Jordan 1 Phat Italy Blue/Vivid Ora...

kicksonfire.com 10 Feb '12, 6am

having Melo in New York, they have not hesitated with putting the New York Knick colorway on a variety of sneakers. The la...

Southeastern USA at Night [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 12 Feb '12, 11pm

The southern United States is known for its distinctive cultural and historical identity within the country, including dis...

Rhodes, Greece : Image of the Day #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 05 Feb '12, 3pm

Rhodes (also Rodos) is the biggest island in the Greek Dodecanese chain, which lies in the southeastern Aegean Sea. Rhodes...

NEWS: Jordan Spiz'ike - University Blue - Italy Blue - Vivid Orange | Release Date

NEWS: Jordan Spiz'ike - University Blue - Italy...

sneakernews.com 09 Feb '12, 6pm

Some more Jordan Spiz’ike flavor drops this month, as the University Blue/Vivid Orange colorway is slated for a release on...

Rhodes, Greece [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 04 Feb '12, 11pm

Rhodes (also Rodos) is the biggest island in the Greek Dodecanese chain, which lies in the southeastern Aegean Sea. Rhodes...

Rhodes, Greece : Image of the Day

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 04 Feb '12, 11pm

Rhodes (also Rodos) is the biggest island in the Greek Dodecanese chain, which lies in the southeastern Aegean Sea. Rhodes...

Earth, Behind the Scenes [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 03 Feb '12, 11pm

People love images of the disk and globe of Earth. In the last week of January 2012, one of our NASA science colleagues, N...

What do you guys think of these smurf-tastic lips??

What do you guys think of these smurf-tastic li...

michellephan.com 16 Feb '12, 6pm

Cool or crazy?? What do you guys think of this? Do you think this could ever be pulled off off the catwalk? And if you cou...