NASA video excerpt chosen as best in computer graphics

Great visualizations of what happens when the sun sends a powerful CME our way – and of Earth’s ocean circulation.

The video excerpt below is from NASA, which has done a great job in recent years of creating visualizations via animation that can help us understand the world around us. This particular excerpt – which shows a coronal mass ejection (CME) and then moves on to display Earth’s ocean circulation – was chosen as a “select entry” for 2012 at an annual conference that presents and publishes the best in computer graphics and technical research.

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Deborah Byrd