In case you had any lingering doubts, here is some masterful cosmological/geological/geometrical instruction on our planet and its spherical — but not perfectly spherical — tendencies, courtesy of the ever-capable Henry Reich (better known as the creator, animator and narrator of MinutePhysics). Some great, if not…
NASA's Suomi NPP satellite was able to grab this beautiful image of the United States of America at night because of a new infrared sensor on the satellite. The sensor is able to detect natural light versus man-made light at extremely high resolution. That's how you get this perfect image of Earth at night.
This image of hurricane Isaac illuminated by moonlight as cities glow in the middle of the night is unique and strangely beautiful. It was captured on August 28, 2012, at midnight.