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NASA on Friday released an incredible visualization of aerosols produced by recent fire and storms across the globe, Mashable reports. Aerosols, which are particles of usually invisible matter that swirl through the air, become visible when ash from a fire blows into the atmosphere, or rough weather kicks up sea salt across the ocean or dust in the desert.
Take a look at the stunning storm-filled rotation below.
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If you have ever watched smoke billowing from a wildfire or dust blowing in the wind, you’ve seen aerosols. This visualization uses @NASAEarth satellite data to show the expansive view of the mishmash of particles that dance & swirl through the atmosphere https://t.co/kSeB1jWjmP pic.twitter.com/I9BKFPik01
— NASA (@NASA) August 24, 2018