Solstice 2013: Ultimate Summer Solstice Infographic

A survey of graduating Ivy League seniors blew my mind once. They had no idea — most of them didn’t, anyway — as to the reasons for the seasons. It is all about the TILT, darling. Here’s the ultimate summer solstice infographic. Thanks to — It always amazed me how, in a survey of Ivy League graduates, just a small fraction of them understood that the reasons for the seasons had to do entirely with the tilt of the Earth in relation to the Sun. That’s why I love this graphic below from It’s the ultimate Summer Solstice infographic.

Find out how the Earth's tilt throughout its orbit causes Earth's seasons.

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