Thursday, April 12, 2012

Blowing beauty

Click on this! It's simply gorgeous:

This is an amazing project by from Martin Wattenberg and Fernanda Viegas. Their latest piece (in this link) shows animated live wind pattern (click and see!), based on data from the National Digital Forecast Database. It's beautiful to look at.  By the way, It's also zoom-able so that one can see wind speed details in any region or locality.


  1. Now I see why Wyoming has all those wind turbines.

    1. Well, there is that joke: One day in Cheyenne the wind stopped blowing and 15 people fell over.