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Making "The Chart of Electromagnetic Radiations"
via Dale

"He once punched a hole in the wall of his home so the planets in his scale model of the solar system would be at precisely the right distance from the sun."
RF  infographics  visualization  people  profile  stories  history 
3 days ago by pierredv
The quest to conquer Earth’s space junk problem, Nature news, Sep 2018
"Zombie satellites, rocket shards and collision debris are creating major traffic risks in orbits around the planet. Researchers are working to reduce the threats posed by more than 20,000 objects in space. "

(great animation from ESA, and Nature infographic)

"Several teams are trying to improve methods for assessing what is in orbit, so that satellite operators can work more efficiently in ever-more-crowded space. Some researchers are now starting to compile a massive data set that includes the best possible information on where everything is in orbit. Others are developing taxonomies of space junk — working out how to measure properties such as the shape and size of an object, so that satellite operators know how much to worry about what’s coming their way. And several investigators are identifying special orbits that satellites could be moved into after they finish their missions so they burn up in the atmosphere quickly, helping to clean up space. "
space  orbital-debris  space-junk  animation  visualization  infographics  NatureJournal 
october 2018 by pierredv
How Personalities Differ Across America [MAPS] | Business Insider Australia
"according to a new study from researchers from the University of Cambridge, University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Helsinki, America may also be split up by three different psychological profiles. The paper, which was recently published the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, looked at 1.5 million responses gathered from five different online surveys and assessed respondents across five key personality traits: Openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism."
visualization  geography  maps  psychology  usa  infographics 
october 2013 by pierredv
Business - Derek Thompson - The Economic History of the Last 2,000 Years in 1 Little Graph - The Atlantic#.T_BaaN-malI.twitter#.T_BaaN-malI.twitter
via : Scott Forbes, "The economic history of the world going back to Year 1 showing the major powers' share of world GDP, from a research letter written by Michael Cembalest, chairman of market and investment strategy at JP Morgan. "
theAtlantic  infographics  visualization  economics  history 
july 2012 by pierredv
Infographic of infographics - IVAN CASH
"Data visualization is a popular new way of sharing research. Here is a look at some of the visual devices, informational elements, and general trends found in the modern day infographic"
visualization  via  VecindadGrafica  infographics  design 
september 2011 by pierredv
YouTube - Isarithmic History of the Two-Party Vote
"Using county-level data, I spatially and temporally interpolated presidential vote returns for the two major party candidates in each election from 1920-2008. The result illuminates the sometimes gradual, sometimes rapid change in the geographic basis of presidential partisanship.

A detailed description can be seen at http://goo.gl/alfsQ."
infographics  politics  us  history  ** 
november 2010 by pierredv
visualizing.org
"Making sense of complex issues through data and design"
visualization  infographics  via:peterhaynes 
october 2010 by pierredv
infographic money concept
"tokyo based designer mac funamizu wondered what would happen if we rethought how coins were
designed with an infographic perspective. funamizu remarks on the merits and drawbacks of round
coins. while he acknowledges their benefits he wanted to see if they could be redesigned in a way that
was more universally understood. this would benefit travelers and people not accustomed to a specific
currency. the idea barrows from the world of graphic design, giving each coin an infographic form that
corresponds to pie charts. a one dollar coin is a circle, while a two dollar coin is two. the smaller
increments are segments of the circle or perforated to show what percentage they represents. while this
idea wouldn’t work very well in things like vending machines, it makes you think about alternative
ways we could design money."
design  money  infographics  via:richardbanks  ** 
january 2010 by pierredv

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