This whole timelapse video, Patagonia 8K by Timestorm Films, is totally worth watching in its entirety just to see the landscapes of southern Chile and Argentina but I especially enjoy the clip right above where the scattered clouds dance and merge together to form a dense layer that completely blocks out the sky. You…
Scott K. Johnson at Ars Technica examines the history of the Sierra Nevada mountains, and the many different theories about how the mountains came to be and whether they’ve been growing or shrinking over time. It’s a more complicated issue than you’d think .
Notebooks are the fundamental similarity between all scientists. I am utterly in love with this 1880s notebook by Henry M. Cadell, a work of science and art recording his observations and experiments on mountain-building.
Sure, Everest has claimed the most lives – but its death/successful-ascent ratio is actually pretty low.
Mount Etna is one of the most beautiful peaks in the Mediterranean — but it's as deadly as it is beautiful. Check out this picture of lava coating the slopes and ash spurting into the sky. Photo by AP.
Check out this weird-looking mountain range, with its shapes contrary to geology. Is it the result of a freak earthquake? No, it's how the dot-com boom looks in mountain form. Artist Michael Najjar modeled world stock indexes as Argentinian mountains.