Tag: phenomena

Jan 12, 2017

This Timelapse of Smog Engulfing Beijing is Insane

This Timelapse of Smog Engulfing Beijing is Insane

An AQI over 100 is considered unhealthy. That day it was 400+

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Jan 7, 2017

Picture of the Day: Surface Tension

Picture of the Day: Surface Tension

“Do you have a minute to talk about your car insurance?”

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Jan 5, 2017

Picture of the Day: Spewed From a Volcanic Eruption

Picture of the Day: Spewed From a Volcanic Eruption

“Tephra” is fragmental material produced by a volcanic eruption regardless of composition, fragment size or emplacement mechanism

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Jan 3, 2017

Bullet vs Prince Rupert’s Drop at 150,000 FPS

Bullet vs Prince Rupert’s Drop at 150,000 FPS

Destin of ‘Smarter Every Day’ shoots a bullet at a Prince Rupert’s Drop and captures the results with a Phantom camera

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Jan 3, 2017

Picture of the Day: An Avalanche on Mars as It was Occurring

Picture of the Day: An Avalanche on Mars as It was Occurring

In an incredible feat of technology and timing, the HiRISE camera captures an avalanche from above as it was occurring

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Dec 22, 2016

Picture of the Day: Snow in the Sahara for First Time in 40 Years

Picture of the Day: Snow in the Sahara for First Time in 40 Years

The rare event was captured by Karim Bouchetata, just outside of the small Algerian town of Ain Sefra

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Dec 21, 2016

Picture of the Day: The Linear Dunes of the Namib Sand Sea from Space

Picture of the Day: The Linear Dunes of the Namib Sand Sea from Space

The Namib Sand Sea is a World Heritage Site and the only coastal desert in the world that includes extensive dune fields influenced by fog

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