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Timothy Joseph Elzinga photographed incredible light pillars that seem like extraterrestrial beams, but are optical phenomena that light the night sky.
Emily Wright saved to Hamburgers
Situado entre a Etiópia, a Eritreia, o Djibuti e o mar Vermelho, o deserto salgado de Danakil é de uma beleza deslumbrante. E também o mais parecido ao inferno. Neste rincão ímpar, cientistas procuram os segredos da origem da vida
Foto Viajar saved to Eritreia
Red sprites and blue jets are very high altitude upper atmospheric phenomena associated with thunderstorms. They have only recently been documented on camera. Red sprites are massive (as big as 20 km in size), but faint luminous flashes that appear directly above an active thunderstorm and coincide with powerful lightning strikes. Blue jets too are a high altitude optical phenomenon, but are different from sprites. They were first documented in 1994. Blue jets are optical ejections from the…
Cora Watanabe saved to I love nature
Crown shyness is a naturally occurring phenomenon in some tree species where the upper most branches in a forest canopy avoid touching one another. The visual effect is striking as it creates clearly defined borders akin to cracks or rivers in the sky when viewed from below. Although the phenomenon was first observed in the 1920s, scientists have yet to reach a consensus on what causes it. According to Wikipedia it might simply be caused by the trees rubbing against one another, although…
Kathy Goldstein saved to TREES
It was as if someone had poured tons of coffee and milk into the ocean, then switched on a giant blender. Suddenly the shoreline north of Sydney were transformed into the Cappuccino Coast
Over a century ago, on June 30, 1908, an unearthly visitor came to our planet. A chunk of rock (or possibly ice) about 30 meters across—the size of a...
Kristy Hamilton saved to The Beauty of Nature
Alô, Terra, é você mesma? Separamos vários locais que nem parecem ser do nosso planeta, de tão encantadores e misteriosos que são, confira.
Clarissa Pavie saved to fotos