“Inspired by the “Overview Effect” – a sensation that astronauts experience when given the opportunity to look down and view the Earth as a whole – the breathtaking, high definition satellite photographs in OVERVIEW offer a new way to look at the landscape that humans have shaped. Benjamin Grant, creator of the Instagram project Daily Overview from which the book is inspired, discusses how the project and book came about.”

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Earth is truly beautiful when viewed from space. The U.S. Geological Survey has released a new selection of particularly interesting images from the Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 satellites, prolific sources of data for earth scientists. WIRED magazine selected their favorites from the USGS’ Earth as Art collection, which will take you on a tour of the world from the glaciers of Antarctica to the deserts of Algeria.


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