This video time-lapse takes you to the mysterious and unexplained sliding stones of Racetrack Playa. Made by Sunchaser Pictures: No UFOs this time (we think) but plenty of wonder and amazement, including some insane star trails, a beautiful milky way pass over the lakebed, and an incredible pink desert aurora! Check out the video…
This image taken by IceBridge survey flight over Saunders Island and Wolstenholme Fjord with Kap Atholl in the background, in April, 2013. Sea ice coverage in the fjord ranges from thicker, white ice seen in the background, to thinner grease ice and leads showing open ocean water in the foreground. Image © NASA / Michael Studinger
An audience at a rock concert near Santiago del Estero in Argentina, they saw an unexpected brightness. Was a half-meter meteor that flashed across the northern Argentinan sky around 3:30 AM on April 21. Have a look at the video…
In the video you can see a simulation of the spread of the chemical tracer between February 2009 and October 2010, created using a tracer advection-diffusion model that was calibrated using satellite measurements of surface currents and tracer concentrations in water samples collected one year after release.
Wrangel Island is a haven for wildlife, frozen in space and time.
Muskoxen—more akin to goats and sheep than to oxen—were introduced to Wrangel Island in 1975 and now number about 800. Increasingly, they cluster in tight groups to fend off a newly returned predator: wolves. Image © Sergey Gorshkov/National Geographic
A flight over the stunning landscape of eastern Greenland‘s Geikie Peninsula and a survey of a Canadian ice cap. IceBridge closed out the fourth week of its Arctic campaign. Soon the mission will return to Thule to finish up Arctic flights for 2013. The image captures ice-covered fjord on Baffin Island with Davis Strait in the background. Image © NASA/Michael Studinger