I came across diatoms and radiolarians–tiny little sea creatures–while looking up the history of climate change over the span of geologic time that cats and cat-like creatures evolved. I’d never heard of either one before but noticed that the images in various scientific papers were beautiful. What a surprise to learn that Victorians knew this,
Tag: nature photography
Here is a video of a very famous lake. It’s exceptional because there are people in almost every shot, but you never lose sight of the scale. Those cracks and bubbles are so spectacular because the water of Lake Baikal is very clear. The geology behind Baikal–the oldest and deepest lake on the planet–is complicated,
The video on the Dolomite Mountains is wonder-filled, but he did miss one of the range’s most amazing features: coral reefs!