Natural phenomena

Full Moon Pacific Blanket

Full Moon

In the video you can see the beautiful full August supermoon above the fog of the San Francisco Bay Area. The Bay Area is famous for its dense fog and…   Watch the video… 

By |August 22, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

How do tornadoes form?

tornadoes form

How do terrifying tornadoes form? In this video meteorologist James Spann sheds light on the lifespan of tornadoes…   Watch the video…

By |August 22, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

Retreat of Yakutat Glacier

Yakutat Glacier

Yakutat Glacier is one of the fastest retreating glaciers in the world. It is located in the Brabazon Range of southeastern Alaska.

By |August 21, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

Star Trails over Mount Bromo

Star Trails over Indonesia

A beautiful landscape. Star Trails and the unsettled land included erupting Mount Semeru in the distance, the caldera of steaming Mount Bromo on the left, flowing fog, and the lights of moving cars…

By |August 18, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

Surreal Moon

Full moon

Full Moon near perigee, big, bright, at the closest point in its elliptical orbit around our blue planet, rose on August 10. This beautiful, dreamlike picture records the scene from the east coast of the United States.    Image © Jerry Lodriguss (Catching the Light)

By |August 15, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

A Luminous Night

Bioluminescence and Milky Way

A Luminous night, just visible to the eye, a rare electric blue glow spread along the shores of Victoria Lake on January 16, 2013.   Image © Phil Hart

By |August 13, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

Breathtaking timelapse from California

timelapse from California

A beautiful new timelapse from King’s Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, in California. Gavin Heffernan and his crew captured gorgeous night sky views, star trails and more…

By |August 8, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

Hurricanes Iselle and Julio


In early August 2014, not one but two hurricanes, Iselle and Julio, were headed for the Hawaiian Islands. Storms arriving from the east are a relative rarity, and land-falling storms are also pretty infrequent.

By |August 8, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

It’s Not Warming, It’s Dying campaign to tackle climate change

It's Not Warming, It's Dying campaign (4)

It’s Not Warming, It’s Dying, a campaign to tackle climate change, launched by Milton Glaser, the graphic designer behind the ubiquitous I ‘heart’ NY logo.

By |August 6, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena

Arctic Melt Pond

Arctic Melt Pond

Arctic ice looks quite different from above, in summer than it does in winter. A sheen of white covers most surfaces in winter due to snowfall and frigid weather. As temperatures rise in the summer, turquoise splotches of color begin to speckle the ice surfaces.

By |August 6, 2014|Categories: Natural phenomena
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