California's drought ends (at least for now) in a blaze of wildflower glory so intense it's visible from space

After epic drought, California experienced an equally epic rainy season this past winter. And the state's deserts have responded with an explosion of wildflowers and other vegetation. Maybe you've seen those almost unreal photos of hills blanketed in emerald green grass, and bright yellow, orange and purple wildflowers? If not, check it out: https://twitter.com/Interior/status/849048725867679745 Now, NASA's Earth Observatory has published before-and-after satellite images of the Anz