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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.

2 comments:

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.