Saturday, August 10, 2013

Earth: Does it breathe?

Time-lapse photos from the International Space Station shows ice and snow, expanding and receding, with the seasons, a lot like the way lungs expand and contract when someone breathes.

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Recommend this post


  1. LeDaro, the images are a striking metaphor for the fact that the earth and its ecosystems are alive and dynamic systems, as expressed in the Gaia Hypothesis:

  2. Lorne, that is indeed a very interesting hypothesis. Thanks for the link.