An astonishing view of the Earth that reveals just what is in the atmosphere.

This image, released by Nasa, was created by a supercomputer designed to model aerosols in the Earth’s atmosphere. It shows how dust, sea salt, smoke and sulphates travel – and could dramatically improve weather forecasts. The high-resolution global atmospheric modeling was done using the Discover supercomputer at the NASA Center for Climate Simulation at Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. Nasa said the facility ‘provides a unique tool to study the role of weather in…

"An astonishing view of the Earth that reveals just what is in the atmosphere."