Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
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Soothe Yourself With The Ocean's Swirl


It is way too late in the week for it to only be Wednesday, right? If you're having the same kind of morning I am, this will help: "NASA Scientific Visualization Studio assembled this remarkable animation of the surface currents of our oceans. It’s called Perpetual Ocean, and the full work is 20 minutes of HD video, assembled from a huge amount of satellite, on location, and computational data generated by ECCO2 (Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean, Phase 2)…. What you’re looking at is the surface current flow (not anything deeper) of oceans around the world, recorded from 2006 to 2007. The white lines are the currents, and the darker blue colors of the water represent bathymetry (the fancy word for misnomer 'ocean topography')." There are more of these here. Take 'em for a spin, they will totally improve your mood.

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BadUncle (#153)

I'm no longer surprised that so many NASA scientists attend Burning Man.

And there goes my morning.

Smitros (#5,315)

Very Van Gogh.

BadUncle (#153)

@Smitros Yeah, it really is.

Craig K (#230,688)

Suck on that, Jupiter.

OctopusRule (#231,465)

This has provided excellent insight on where to dump the body.

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