Welcome to Sott.net
Mon, 18 Feb 2019
The World for People who Think

Picture of the Day

mars glitter path reflection water
© Alan Dyer / amazingsky.com
Mars is currently at its closest to Earth in 15 years, and is so bright it's leaving 'glitter paths' on water. Photo: Waterton Lakes National Park in southwest Alberta.
mossadegh Time

Mohammad Mossadegh, TIME Man of the Year, 1951 after he became the first democratically-elected PM of Iran. On 20 August 1953, he was overthrown in a CIA-MI6 coup and lived out his life under house arrest
genoa bridge collapse

14 August 2018: Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy, collapses during a storm, killing 35 people
California wildfires 2018 ISS
© Alexander Gerst / ESA
The California wildfires, as seen from the ISS, Aug. 3, 2018
waterspout italy
© silvjoski / Severe Weather Europe
Waterspout off Isola di Pantelleria, Italy, 4 August 2018
Noctilucent clouds
© Kairo Kiitsak
Noctilucent clouds over Estonia, 26 July 2018
greece wildfires athens

Wildfires near Athens kill 81 people, 24 July 2018
trump deep state
© Ben Garrison / GrrrGraphics.com
trump putin helsinki

So much winning
meerkat telescope center galaxy
© MeerKAT/South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO)
Galactic Center: South Africa's MeerKAT Radio Telescope captured this panorama of the center of the Milky Way. Area approx. 1,000 light-years by 500 light-years