The Terrifying Warning Lurking in the Earth’s Ancient Rock Record

Exposing the Big Game

photo illustration of Iceland glaciers
Brendan Pattengale

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Photo Illustrations by Brendan Pattengale | Maps by La Tigre

Images above:Glaciers from the Vatnajökull ice cap, in Iceland


Brendan Pattengale is a photographer who explores how color can convey emotions in an image. In his photo illustrations throughout this article, the colors of the original photos have been adjusted, but the images are otherwise unaltered.


This article was published online on February 3, 2021.

We live ona wild planet, a wobbly, erupting, ocean-sloshed orb that careens around a giant thermonuclear explosion in the void. Big rocks whiz by overhead, and here on the Earth’s surface, whole continents crash together, rip apart, and occasionally turn inside out, killing nearly everything. Our…

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