What better way to start off your day with a nice, hot cup of existential uncertainty? Forget everything you think you know about yourself or reality, because a gorgeous new video of the Grand Canyon is about to irrevocably f*ck you up. In a good way, we think.
The video is part of a project called SKYGLOW, which aims to educate viewers on the dangers of urban light pollution in North America. In collaboration with the International Dark-Sky Association, SKYGLOW’s two-person team has recorded some of the most stunning views of the night sky in recent memory, including a time lapse of the stars over Hawaii:
and another of radio astronomy observatories around the US:
But the above video captures a rare phenomenon that demands to be seen.
When cold air is trapped in the canyon and topped by a layer of warm air in combination with moisture and condensation, then, he phenomenon referred to as the full cloud inversion forms.