This extraordinary mosaic image of a storm swirling over the Arctic Ocean was captured by NASA's Aqua satellite on Aug. 5. The storm was unusual because it had very low central pressure. One NASA scientist estimated that only eight August storms in 34 years of satellite records showed similar strength.
We can't help but wonder what Vincent van Gogh would make of the image. It looks like the kind of moody, impressionistic painting that might have emerged from his time in Arles on a particularly stormy day.
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