the biggest, thickest ever sky
This is a multi-fandom blog, quickly reduced to gibberish by pretty things, and prone to sudden fits of food porn, art and science.
Fluid dynamics of Earth’s ocean, colored by surface temperature.
This is a fine accompaniment to the Van Gogh-esque Perpetual Ocean current visualization. I wouldn’t mind seeing them on top of each other.
‘Brinicle’ Ice Finger of Death - BBC
As sea water freezes to form surface ice, the remaining brine sinks, being much denser and colder than the surrounding water. As it descends, the surrounding water freezes upon contact, creating a ‘brinicle’, a frozen sheath of ice that grows downward towards the sea floor. When it touches the sea floor, it kills anything it touches, encasing them in a tomb of ice.