Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 08/02/2011

American airspace: Controlled chaos is frightening, amazing to behold

This video, created by NASA, shows simulations of the flight paths over the United States in a series of different scenarios — including a typical day, a bad weather pattern and on 9/11. The tiny ants crawling all over your screen are the planes. I am now possessed with a fierce and total respect for our air-traffic controllers.

(Via The Presurfer)

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