Earth Engine is a zoomable timelapse map created with 28 years of satellite images.
The developers at Leap Motion have uploaded a new demo that harnesses the power and beauty of Google Earth.
One artist has spend years discovering a treasure trove of warped images in Google Earth that offers a fantastical view of our cities and roads.
Mysterious structures discovered on Google Earth satellite images by former CIA analyst.
A mystery has unfolded in the South Pacific recently. An island shown on a Google Earth map of the area was nowhere to be found when scientists went looking for it as part of a geological study of the area.
The central fixture in many of our favorite spy movies are those massive displays that allow you to peek in on any part of the world. Well, thanks to a group of designers in France, such a display now actually exists.
A company called UrtheCast is going to bolt a pair of high definition video cameras with big zoom lenses onto the International Space Station. These cameras will send down live video of Earth 24/7, with a resolution comparable to Google Earth. In other words, you'll be able to see yourself waving. From space.
Take a peek at these aerial views. Notice anything…different? That's because Clement Valla's series "Postcards from Google Earth" depicts bridges and roads that appear warped when you zoom in just the right way.
In the old days, if you wanted to stumble upon some archaeological treasure trove of historic artifacts, you would have to go out into the field and look around in person. These days? You can do it from your couch.
Real skydiving involves jumping out of a plane and the potential for violent death. Google Earth skydiving involves neither of these things, but as long as you're a bunch of crazy Japanese guys, it still looks wicked fun....