Science Earth Geology
NOAA Education on Twitter: "NEW from NOAA SOS: This dataset shows the tsunami wave caused by the asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago. The wave was so impressive because the asteroid is estimated to have been 6+ miles (10+ km) in diameter! Want to learn more? https://t.co/MHCGQ1VDEa #dataviz #Data https://t.co/tbIxp7keoy" / Twitter
Phenomena on Twitter: "Mount St. Helens photographed from the same spot, one day before, and four months after erupting. It erupted on May 18, 1980. The volcano, located in southwestern Washington, used to be a beautiful symmetrical cone about 9,600 feet (3,000 meters) above sea level. #ngss #ngsschat… https://t.co/90Wjxu1cXP"
World and Science on Twitter: "Very cool simulation of draining the oceans As time progresses and the oceans drain, it becomes evident that underwater mountain ranges are bigger in size and trenches are deeper in comparison to those on dry land. (Credit: NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio/NOAA)… https://t.co/eBmdLJR6fK"
The Solar System is a beautiful thing to behold. Between its four terrestrial planets, four gas giants, multiple minor planets composed of ice and rock, and countless moons and smaller objects, there is simply no shortage of things to study and be captivated by. Add to that our Sun, an Asteroid Belt, the Kuiper Belt, and many comets, and you’ve got enough to keep your busy for the rest of your life.