Never before has wind appeared so strikingly beautiful.
First posted back in March by a group of Google computer scientists, this wind map of the United States is updated hourly via information from the National Weather Service’s forecast database. It’s a rather hypnotizing display of currents at work and a fascinating look at the invisible forces that drive our weather.
“An invisible, ancient source of energy surrounds us—energy that powered the first explorations of the world, and that may be a key to the future,” the site says, later plugging a Wikipedia entry on wind power.
Want to see what the wind is like in your area? Jump here to view the site and revel in its simple beauty.