Thursday February 18, 2016



This story map, "Solar System Atlas", produced by Esri, explores our solar system.

(Source: The Map Room)

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Friday November 13, 2015



Watch the Aurora Borealis swirl & flame over Canada.

From NASA:

The dancing lights in the image above are the aurora borealis or Northern Lights. These auroras are at their most dynamic during geomagnetic storms—often the result of solar storms called coronal mass ejections, or CMEs, that originate from the sun.

(Source: Atlantic Cities)

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Tuesday November 10, 2015



Using data from NOAA's Global Forecast System, Mapbox geographer Damon Burgett produced this map, showing the flow of precipitable water in the atmosphere over a map of the planet.

The data visualization covers these patterns in 3 hour intervals from October 15-28, 2015.

Read more.

(Source: The Atlantic City Lab)

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