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Colour Wheels, Charts, and Tables Through History
"A chronology of various attempts through the last four centuries to visually organise and make sense of colour: from simple wheels to multi-layered pyramids, from scientific systems to those based on the hues of human emotion."
colour  history  visualisation  science 
4 weeks ago by garrettc
Earth and Sun – Bartosz Ciechanowski
Great visualisation of the earth’s orbit.
astronomy  earth  science  Like 
7 weeks ago by garrettc
You never know when you might want to significantly alter the orbital path of the Earth. Maybe the Sun is going Red Giant and you miss the days when lead didn't melt in direct sunlight. Maybe Earth is about to hit an asteroid. Maybe it isn't, but you want it to. Maybe you want to...
science  space  thoughtprovoking 
september 2019 by garrettc
Dynamic Periodic Table
"Interactive periodic table with dynamic layouts showing names, electrons, oxidation, trend visualization, orbitals, isotopes, and compound search. Full descriptions from write-up sources."
chemistry  education  elements  reference  science 
september 2019 by garrettc
The Crystal Palace Dinosaur statues
"See more images of each of the Crystal Palace Dinosaur statues and learn information about the different species."
london  science  history  victorian  dinosaurs 
august 2019 by garrettc
A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science
"This graphic looks at the different factors that can contribute towards ‘bad’ science"
science  evaluation  methodology  society  psychology 
august 2019 by garrettc
Dynamic Wallpapers fo macOS
Download Free Dynamic Wallpapers for macOS Mojave and Catalina
macOS  wallpaper  desktop  space  science  astronomy 
july 2019 by garrettc
Neil and Buzz Barely Got Out of the Infield
With the 50th anniversary of the first crewed landing on the Moon fast approaching, I thought I'd share one of my favorite views
design  science  nasa  apollo  visualisation 
july 2019 by garrettc
Near real-time satellite imagery. Straight to your desktop.
earth  mac  photo  software  app  macos  science 
july 2019 by garrettc
OBBLOG 2 - Logic Blocks Toybox - Binary calculator
"OBBLOG: online logic simulator written in javascript, allows to save the results. With some examples. Obblog shows the inner works of logic gates"
javascript  science  logic  programming  electronics 
july 2019 by garrettc
ADS All-Sky Survey
An interactive, all-sky map of scholarly astronomy articles.
astronomy  science  research  visualisation 
july 2019 by garrettc
Visits to museums and galleries
In 2017/18, 51.4% of White people said they had visited a museum or gallery in the past year, compared with 28.6% of Black people and 37.9% of Asian people.
society  data  demographics  uk  equality  gds  science 
june 2019 by garrettc
Apollo 50th
"From October 2018 through December 2022, NASA will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Program that landed a dozen Americans on the moon between July 1969 and December 1972."
moon  science  history  engineering  apollo  video  audio  photos 
june 2019 by garrettc
Hack the Moon
"Tells the remarkable story of the engineers behind the revolutionary technologies developed for the Apollo missions. Explore newly released photos, videos and stories about the unsung heroes behind the moon landing."
history  inspiration  moon  science  engineering  apollo 
june 2019 by garrettc
Apollo 11 in Real-time
A real-time interactive journey through the Apollo 11 mission. Relive every moment as it occurred in 1969.
apollo  audio  history  nasa  space  science 
june 2019 by garrettc
An Orbit Map of the Solar System
A map of over 18,000 asteroids in the solar system.
astronomy  space  map  visualisation  science  python  design  inspiration  tobuy 
june 2019 by garrettc
Pattern Radio: Whale Songs
Use AI to explore thousands of hours of humpback whale songs and make your own discoveries
audio  sound  cetacean  artificialintelligence  machinelearning  google  science  ocean 
june 2019 by garrettc
Behind the scenes of Moon
Gavin Rothery, a Science Fiction concept artist, shares his work on the Duncan Jones film Moon.
movie  film  cinema  sciencefiction  design  models  art  science  moon 
may 2019 by garrettc
Codex Atlanticus
An interactive visualization opens up new ways of exploring and sheds a new light onto the evolution of Leonardo Da Vinci’s thoughts
art  history  science  visualisation 
may 2019 by garrettc
Going Critical
"This is our topic for today: the way things move and spread, somewhat chaotically, across a network. Some examples to whet the appetite:

- Infectious diseases jumping from host to host within a population
- Memes spreading across a follower graph on social media
- A wildfire breaking out across a landscape
- Ideas and practices diffusing through a culture
- Neutrons cascading through a hunk of enriched uranium"
network  simulation  politics  agent  science  visualisation  interactive 
may 2019 by garrettc
The Physics Hypertextbook
"The Physics Hypertextbook is a reaction to the three big problems with textbooks: lack of writer's voice, layouts that reduce readability, and outdated economics. It is a work in progress. Some parts of this book are essentially finished. Some parts are comically underdone. I work on this project in my spare time. You are welcome to use this website as an educational or entertainment tool."
book  learning  physics  science 
may 2019 by garrettc
Exclusive: Experience the Best Dinosaur Fossil of Its Kind in 3-D
In this lifelike interactive, come face-to-face with the remarkable armor and soft tissue of a 110-million-year-old nodosaur.
3D  inspiration  webdesign  history  science  dinosaurs 
april 2019 by garrettc
Wikenigma An Encyclopaedia of Unknowns
mystery  world  science  unexplained 
april 2019 by garrettc
Inventions: You have women inventors to thank for these 50 things
"To compile a list of 50 things people never knew were invented by women, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed over a dozen news reports and historical articles on inventions, both by men and women, that changed history."
women  history  inventions  science  equality 
march 2019 by garrettc
The Planets Today : A live view of the solar system
The planets today shows you where the planets are now as a live display - a free online orrery. "In this solar system map you can see the planetary positions from 3000 BC to 3000 AD, and also see when each planet is in retrograde."
science  space  solarsystem  reference  orrery 
march 2019 by garrettc
Entropy Explained, With Sheep
An explorable blog post about entropy, with sheep.
physics  science  entropy  learning  education 
february 2019 by garrettc
Probability, Mathematical Statistics, Stochastic Processes
"Random is a website devoted to probability, mathematical statistics, and stochastic processes, and is intended for teachers and students of these subjects. The site consists of an integrated set of components that includes expository text, interactive web apps, data sets, biographical sketches, and an object library."
probability  statistics  mathematics  maths  science  randomness  visualisation 
january 2019 by garrettc
Seeing Theory
A visual introduction to probability and statistics.
probability  statistics  visualisation  data  mathematics  maths  science  randomness 
january 2019 by garrettc
Scientists thought they had created the perfect tree. But it became a nightmare.
Carole Bergmann pulls her small parks department SUV into an aging 1980s subdivision in Germantown, Md., and takes me to the edge of an expansive meadow. A dense screen of charcoal-gray trees stands between the open ground and the backyards of several houses.
IFTTT  Pocket  science  genetics 
december 2018 by garrettc
The Megalithic Portal
World-wide Ancient Site Database, Photos and Prehistoric Archaeology News with geolocation : The Megalithic Portal and Megalith Map:
history  maps  science  geography  mapping 
november 2018 by garrettc
What's Really Warming the World?
"Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise"
climate  data  science  earth  climatechange  globalwarming  visualisation 
october 2018 by garrettc
Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours
A recreation of the original 1821 color guidebook with new cross references, photographic examples, and posters designed by Nicholas Rougeux
design  colour  science  art  classification  history 
october 2018 by garrettc
Our new blog is designed to radically reduce the energy use associated with accessing our content.
webdevelopment  energy  performance  science  solar  conservation 
october 2018 by garrettc
The Open Notebook
“The Open Notebook is a website dedicated to the art of science writing. Although the ostensible audience is science writers, the site is also a treasure trove for readers who love science writing. It features interviews with authors of prominent pieces about their process in writing the piece, profiles of days in the life of science writers, discussions of the elements of science writing craft including annotated breakdowns of award-winning stories analyzing how they work, and more.”
science  writing  blog 
october 2018 by garrettc
The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
Welcome to the third edition of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Our aim is to provide a comprehensive, scholarly, and critical guide to science fiction in all its forms.
reference  sciencefiction  science  literature  reading  encyclopedia 
september 2018 by garrettc
This is a think piece – Dan Hon – Medium
The thing that happened really matters. Or doesn’t. But you want to know whether it does, so you’ll read this think piece. By reading this think piece, you’ll learn that what you thought happened…
satire  funny  society  science  data  statistics 
september 2018 by garrettc
Meteor showers as seen from space
3D visualization of NASA meteor shower data. Scientifically accurate and fully interactive.
astronomy  meteors  science  space  visualisation 
august 2018 by garrettc
How may people does a Kaiju need to eat every day? | Deep Sea News
"I've fallen down the best rabbit-hole: how many people would a kaiju need to eat daily?"
science  cinema  film  monsters  kaiju  pacificrim 
august 2018 by garrettc
Falsehoods programmers believe about time
"Over the past couple of years I have spent a lot of time debugging other engineers’ test code. This was interesting work, occasionally frustrating but always informative."
programming  time  science 
july 2018 by garrettc
Below the Surface - Archeologische vondsten Noord/Zuidlijn Amsterdam
"Amsterdam drained a canal and put everything they found online, piece by piece, chronologically."
amsterdam  collection  history  museum  userinterface  inspiration  science 
july 2018 by garrettc
Predator and Prey interactive notebook
A brilliant example of what's possible with an interactive text book
data  science  visualisation  interactive  javascript 
june 2018 by garrettc
Django live coding tips and tricks
Simon Willison's live coding workshop with Django and Jupyter notebooks.
django  programming  python  jupyter  notebooks  science  tips  tricks 
may 2018 by garrettc
UNESCO Institute for Statistics database
UIS.Stat enables users to search for and extract data from across UIS’s many databases.
world  society  culture  history  data  geodata  datamining  science  technology  resource  education  communication 
april 2018 by garrettc
Color: From Hexcodes to Eyeballs
"Why do we perceive background-color: #9B51E0 as this particular purple?"

An in-depth exploration of colour.
physics  reference  science  colour 
april 2018 by garrettc
A Basic Lack of Understanding
How does artificial intelligence actually work, and what are its limitations?
artificialintelligence  machinelearning  programming  science  humanity  society 
april 2018 by garrettc
Education Endowment Foundation
The EEF is an independent charity dedicated to breaking the link between family income and educational achievement.
education  edtech  research  science  charity 
april 2018 by garrettc
Stuff in Space
Near realtime map of satellites and debris.
satellite  science  space  visualisation  webgl 
march 2018 by garrettc
IDEA – nonverbal algorithm assembly instructions
IDEA is a series of nonverbal algorithm assembly instructions, created by Sándor P. Fekete, Sebastian Morr, and Sebastian Stiller.
algorithm  computer  science  visualisation 
march 2018 by garrettc
Optical illusions on the Web
An article series discussing different optical illusions & mechanical toys, and how to recreate them on the Web
illusion  opticalillusion  science  perception  css  designthinking  webdesign 
february 2018 by garrettc
The Physics Travel Guide
The Physics Travel Guide is a tool that makes learning physics easier. Each page here contains three layers which contain explanations with increasing level of sophistication. We call these layers: layman, student and researcher. These layers make sure that readers can always find an explanation they understand.
education  learning  physics  science  wiki 
february 2018 by garrettc
The office suite for reproducible research
api  data  programming  spreadsheet  science  research  authoring  editing  software 
february 2018 by garrettc
This Will Mindfuck You: The Double-Slit Experiment
The video below shows scientific proof that there is something NOT quite logical or scientific about this universe. The mere act of observation can completely change the outcome of an event! Before I get too ahead of myself, you need to watch the video below to understand: (Forgive the corny cartoon character explaining the concept …
february 2018 by garrettc
Scientists reviewing everyday items for extraordinary uses.
science  funny  shopping  amazon  review 
february 2018 by garrettc
A modular, extendable, and easy-to-use physics engine for javascript
javascript  animation  engine  physics  science 
january 2018 by garrettc
Reminder: Blue Monday Isn't Real
"It's like adding the colour red to 34mph, to 50GB and expecting to get a recipe for beans."
science  psuedoscience  debunking  bluemonday  psychology  society 
january 2018 by garrettc
Light pollution map
Interactive world light pollution map. The map uses NOAA/EOG VIIRS/DMSP (2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), World Atlas 2015 overlays and SQM overlay managed by users.
science  astronomy  map  geodata 
december 2017 by garrettc
Frontiers for Young Minds
A scientific open access journal edited by and for kids.
education  learning  science  children  kids  journal 
december 2017 by garrettc
The In Our Time Listeners' Top 10
The top ten programmes as suggested by In Our Time's audience, to mark the 750th edition.
list  podcast  bbc  radio  education  science  history  art  philosophy 
december 2017 by garrettc
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