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Every nuclear detonation ever

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18 August 2015 08:32

A strangely beautiful piece of data visualisation from a Canadian 'electronic music and visual trio' called Orbital Mechanics. The red dots denote atmospheric detonations, yellow is for underground and blue is for underwater:

I note in the comments for this video that readers are pointing to a very similar data visualisation which appeared in 2003. Orbital Mechanics replies that they came up with this independently.

(H/t Kottke.)

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