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Watch the Earth breathing: Mesmerising animation shows our planet's 'heartbeat' as the seasons change over a year | Mail Online
  • Animation was created by John Nelson, a U.S. programmer for IDV solutions
  • He stitched together Nasa's satellite images of Earth in one afternoon
  • The unexpected result makes it appear as though the Earth is breathing

It is an incredible view of our planet ‘breathing’ over the course of a year.

Created using images from Nasa, the incredible animated images give the iconic ‘blue marble’ view of the Earth a dramatic new twist.

They were created by John Nelson, a Michigan programmer for IDV Solutions.

He stitched together images provided by Nasa as part of its ‘Blue Marble Next Generation’ project, which took a picture of the Earth each month...