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Mesmerizing Visualization Maps Every Transportation Route on Earth [VIDEO]

“Welcome to the Anthropocene,” a new video made for the Planet Under Pressure conference, maps every land and water transportation route…
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Newly Announced Super-Earth May Be The Closest Exoplanet Discovered Yet

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (11 hours ago)

Gliese15Ab is a newly discovered planet roughly five times the mass of Earth. Researchers aren't sure what the planet's atmosphere is like, and it's close enough to its parent star to heat it past the boiling point of water. But the... Read Post

The Map of Human Impact on Planet Earth [Graphics]

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo (3 years ago)

This visualization of Earth—made by anthropologist Félix Pharand—shows urban areas, shipping routes, global roads and air networks. It gives a very good idea on how big our species' physical impact on the planet really is. More » Read Post

Astonishing Animation of Transportation Routes Encircling Earth

Odd : Laughing Squid (2 years ago)

This animation by Globaïa shows the incredibly numerous road networks, shipping lanes, and flight paths that encircle Earth. The animation is part of the Welcome to the Anthropocene project, an educational web portal focused on huma... Read Post


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