Tag: planet

National Geographic takes us on a journey with Crew 138 of the Mars Society’s Mars Desert Research Station to see what it is like to live on Mars without having to leave planet Earth. The location is somewhere in the deserts of Utah and the area is used because of its similarity to Mars’ own […]


This is the most awesome cake I’ve ever seen. Cakecrumbs baked and decorated this spherical cake to look like the planet Jupiter. Cut it open and you get different layers of core. Amazing work right here.

This is a neat video from NASA and the NOAA showing the subtle changes of planet earth’s vegetation over a year’s seasons. This sort of reminds me of MapBox’s Cloudless Atlas. Here’s a flat version. And here’s a spinning globe version.

A fantastic video about Jupiter. Who can’t use a bit of science combined with spectacular CG and actual footage? You should watch this.


Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Michael Benson/Kinetikon Pictures – January 18, 2005 I really love this photo. And well, just about all the photos posted by PDN here.