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We can see storms broiling on Saturn, thanks to watchful Cassini. Notice the impression of depth this image gives - the caption page claims you can see cloud formations sliding one of top of the other. Here's a detail:
Still more gorgeous space-eye candy from Cassini.
March 02, 2005 at 14:10 | Permalink
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Wow. Lovely and seductively like script, a message of beauty that I want to read and answer (or at least be answerable to).
March 02, 2005 at 15:32
Was just at Tufte-Fest yesterday, where he dissected the Disney-esque confabulation of some Venusian landscape (aspect ratios distorted to impossible angles of repose, etc.). His point, of course, is that these images are anything but "scientific." ET is great, lovehimlovehimlovehim, but at high resolutions the z-order reveals a . . . positivist coconut, is it? for a skull?
March 02, 2005 at 15:54
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