The Emotional Power of Visualization: Bella Gaia

“The first day or so, we all pointed to our countries.  The third or fourth day, we were pointing to our continents.  By the fifth day, we were aware of only one Earth.” Astronaut Bin Salman Al-Saud, Saudi Arabia, Reflections from Space, The Foundation for Global Community (2008) The vision of BELLA GAIA is to bring the power of art, technology, space science, and real scientific data visualizations together, into a context that is both entertaining and educational, fused with a common goal of raising the awareness and appreciation of our home planet. BELLA GAIA can actually visually display how…