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Friday, November 02, 2007

The Most Beautiful Planetary Maps Ever

These maps, featured in a Wired News story, are cool - they look like abstract designs, or some kind of fractal/yellow submarine hybrid, but actually show things like the geological composition of the dark side of the moon.


john said...

it reminds me of 2000AD somehow.

Tom said...

Yes, it looks very comic book. "Beautiful" seems to be stretching it, but they're certainly very striking.