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A Spin Around the Sun
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This is what a year looks like — only 40 seconds long!

As you watch, if you breathe in reaaally slowly, and exhale just as slowly, you can make it feel like the planet, too, is just taking a breath. (I mean, not that slowly. Don’t pass out.)

December 29, 2008 / Uncategorized

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I’m reading Oliver Morton’s Eating the Sun right now — Morton is the author of your favorite op-ed of the year — and in it, he describes this atmospheric carbon dioxide graph as a representation of the Earth’s annual breaths.

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