The artist Elena Radice combs the mapping service to find places where the weather in one satellite photo and the next don’t match to create a series of photographs about space, time, and—oh, yes—climate change.
DigitalGlobe, the firm that provides much of the imagery for Google Earth, is launching a next-generation satellite in 2014. However, the super-sharp images of the WorldView-3 aren't for Google and Bing Maps: They're going straight to the military and intelligence agencies.
Earlier in the month, we published Stefan Zirwes’s arresting aerial photos that capture the stunning beauty of natural and industrial landscapes. Today, we introduce you to a design student who turns satellite shots from Google Earth into Persian-like rugs.