Image-wise: The Earth is lumpy...and made of clay?

A model of Earth's gravity field made with data from ESA's GOCE satellite.

It may look like a mangled lump of Play-Doh, but this colorful object is actually the most accurate digital model yet of Earth's gravity field, scientists say.

via National Geographic

Image: ESA/HPF/DLR

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