NASA Will Measure Polar Ice Cover Down to the Centimeter with Lasers From Space
ICESat-2 will collect 250 times as many elevation measurements as its predecessor, ICESat.
Nobody Knows How This Part of Mars Exploded
New images of Ismenia Patera deepen the mystery of its origins.
Explore Intricate Alien Landscapes Created by These Complicated Algorithms
Joanie Lemercier has created 1,000 sprawling, computer-generated landscapes comprised of thousands of single dots.
Breathtaking Aerial Photographs Capture London’s Kaleidoscopic Landscape
These aerial photographs reveal the English capital's kooky architectural past.
Why Haven't We Explored the Ocean Like Outer Space?
Approximately five percent of the ocean has been discovered, which leaves 95 of the ocean unexplored.
LEDs and Carved Aluminum Create a Swirling, Reflective Moon
Craig Dorety created this topographically accurate lunar relief from start to finish.
Lasers Could Help Britain Make Better Wine
The UK Department for Food and Rural Affairs has released new 3D laser mapping data designed to “revolutionise the English wine industry by helping growers identify new land.” But are the winemakers convinced?
A Tour of the Most Depressingly-Named Places in the World
Instagram account @sadtopographies takes a snapshot of the places with the saddest names on Earth.
Artist Vanessa Safavi Installs Deserts in Galleries
It's sand-versus-sports clothes in the work of this Swiss-Iranian artist.
Roam a 3D Mountain Range Made from Kim Kardashian's Face
Gregory Chatonsky creates a morphing digital topography from over 51,000 pictures of the 'Selfish' author.
This Trippy Augmented Reality Sandbox Lets You Move Mountains and Make it Rain
Relive the thrill of playing God as a child while learning about topography.
Max Cooper's 'Remnants' Music Video Makes Mind into Matter [Exclusive Premiere]
Prepare your chin to be stroked as we dive into the mental metaphysics of this audiovisual meditation.