scienceisbeauty:

The importance of teamwork. The insects were caught on camera forming a tower to reach the top of a bird cage they were being kept in.
Source: Escape ants are a tower of strength (Daily Express)
scienceisbeauty:

Probably the appropriate day to post this. (The Sun’s Rainbow of Wavelengths - via ScientificComputing.com). Check out too the original video from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (source):
musicfides:

Quebrantahuesos. Lihn, Parra et al. 1952
jtotheizzoe:

One of my favorite GIFs of one of my favorite NASA visualizations to preview Monday’s It’s Okay To Be Smart and get you excited and all that jazz. Think you can guess what tomorrow’s vid is about?

Blue = sea saltGreen = organicsRed = dustWhite = sulfates

Check out the full NASA video below, featuring simulated global “stuff in the air” over a two year period on Earth. Ain’t Earth beautiful? (Even if, as in this case, it’s a 3 million processor-hour computer animation)