Scientific knowledge of geological/planetary scale objects/events. Primarily influenced by gravity. Contrast the application of planetary-scale knowledge, GeoTech.
Unprecedented temperature levels mean more heatwaves, flooding, wildfires and hurricanes as experts say global warming is here and affecting us now. [...]
ARCHIVE POST: Origionally tweeted 2016-05-06. #FortMcMurrayFire imaged by #NASA #SuomiNPP Satellite during day/nighttime. https://t.co/Q8kSsaqWNq pic.twitter.com/Azx5tqv6pW [...]
ARCHIVE POST: Origionally tweeted 2016-05-03. #ALERT! 80K PEOPLE EVACUATED FROM PATH OF #WILDFIRE | Entire pop. of #FortMcMurray ordered to abandon homes #Canada [...]
ARCHIVE POST: Origionally tweeted 2016-05-03. https://twitter.com/ahem_again/status/727735852344983552 [...]
ARCHIVE POST: Originally tweeted 2016-04-18 ANOTHER JUNKYARD FIRE |..in #SoCal, #SunValley. 150 firefighters #JumpingJackFlashHypothesis https://t.co/eSRdCTQwWO [...]
ARCHIVE POST THE BIG ONES | #Earthquake & #Volcano activity around #RingOfFire may trigger 4x M8 quakes. https://t.co/7kMFC2H35b pic.twitter.com/IS0PyH7S41 — [...]
Sunday, Mar. 13, 2016 Peter Lowenstein lives in Mutare, Zimbabwe. For a few minutes last Friday, he felt as if he were transported from Africa into a painting by Vincent van Gogh. "Just before sunset," says Lowenstein, "a thin band of wavy clouds developed above a cumulonimbus anvil and became iridescent." He snapped [the above picture]. These clouds, sometimes called "billow clouds," are produced by the Kelvin-Helmholtz instability when horizontal layers of air brush by one another at different velocities. It is widely believed that these waves in the sky inspired the swirls in van Gogh's masterpiece The Starry Night. The delicate pastel colors of the waves come from irridescence--the diffraction of sunlight by tiny water droplets in the clouds. As the sun set, the colors faded to gray, returning Lowenstein to his porch in Zimbabwe. [...]