Van Gogh's Way Is the Right Way, NASA Gets It

03.27.12 Marina Galperina

seaHere’s NASA’s amazing animated visualization of the Earth’s many currents as recorded between 2006 and 2007. Watch it circle and swirl, swoosh along the planet’s surface and seep inside the continental clefts, all done up in the aesthetics of Vincent Van Gogh’s starry sky visions from his sanatorium’s window. It suddenly all makes so much sense. Life. The Universe. Everything. Who’s crazy now?