Nature's Co-citation Network by Nature
As part of its 150th anniversary, Nature, the world’s leading science journal, collaborated with network scientists led by Albert Laszlo Barabasi at Northeastern University in Boston. The scientists carried out a novel analysis using data on tens of millions of scientific articles. The resulting network created a powerful representation of the history of science and revealed how disciplines have arisen and become more connected over time. Nature published this analysis as a free package of content: our 150th anniversary issue cover, a video, opinion article (explaining the analysis in depth) and a data interactive, which inspired media stories worldwide.
CreditsKelly Krause, Nature, Creative Director Wesley Fernandes, Nature, Creative Director Claire Welsh, Nature, Designer Noah Baker, Nature, Chief Multimedia Editor Alice Grishchenko, Designer Mauro Martino, Designer Alexander Gates, Data Analysis Qing Ke, Data Analysis Onur Varol, Data Analysis Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, Data Analysis