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2022 Special Category: COVID-19 Visualizations
Visualization & Information Design
That Bacterium Will Save Us From Plastic
This infographic shows how an army of microbes and mushrooms will make the Earth free from the fossil plastic. Infographic made for RLab, the science and technology La Repubblica's weekly
The Chart of Medical School Admissions
Medical School is extremely competitive. You need to have nearly perfect grades and MCAT scores. Then there is an overwhelming number of schools to consider. Inspired by Priestley this chart tries...
Zugspitze Cable Car
This infographic was created for the magazine of the german automobile club ADAC. It illustrates the newly opened cable car to the Zugspitze in the Alps. The infographic visualizes the most...
The Space Between Earth and the Moon
The airless chasm between Earth and the moon is so vast, stretching an average of 239,200 miles wide, that it'd take a 747 jet airplane flying at top speed more than 14 days to arrive. Even...
102 Volcanic Eruptions
Illustration of 102 significant volcanic eruptions of last 18 years based on dataset by National Centers for Environmental Information (https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/hazard/volcano.shtml)....
Summer in Tokyo is Gradually Becoming Hotter and Longer
This heat map indicates the average daily temperatures of the summer season (June to September) in Tokyo over the course of 140 years. You can hover over or tap on a cell to see detailed...
Top Lead Report "Energy Industry in Ukraine"
«Energy industry in Ukraine» - our special issue that was fully dedicated to the issues and possibilities of the energy industry. The purpose of the report is to demonstrate our expertise and...
This is visualization of arbitrary vector fields. A vector field assigns velocity and direction to every point on a plane. I drop thousands of particles on a plane and let them flow according to...
London Atmospheric Emissions Inventory 2013
Greater London Annual Mean NO2 modelled concentrations for 2020 on a 20m grid.
Highs and lows
Over the past 47 years the weather in Hong Kong has become warmer overall, and we now experience more hot and cold extremes every year.
The Wonderful World Of Quantum Computing
An infographic story about how quantum computing works. The last pages are about the research/project TU Delft EEMC faculty is doing in this area. This infographic story is mainly created for...
Medical Insurance System
This is our thinking about the different physique of the medical system. We see the medical system as a capsule of innumerable human social developments. In our view, human beings are bound by...
How much does your country invest in R&D?
Global spending on R&D reaches record high of almost US$1.7 trillion. See how much your country spends.
The worst flu season in eight years
Data Science vs Fake
DATA SCIENCE vs FAKE is a video web series to fight against generally accepted ideas, rumours, false informations… 20 short films of DATA about AIDS, gender and climate warming, Available on the...
Water is not only the source of life, but also the material basis of social economic development and social progress. However, water resources are scarce in China, the thirteenth largest in the...
A data visualization to see how climate change is increasing temperatures in Zaragoza. Through graphics we will see, and consult the maximum and minimum temperatures, tropical nights and frosts...
Shaping the Mind: How Literacy Rewrites the Brain
Science tells us reading is not an innate ability; it takes years to master the art of literacy, which leaves the brain permanently changed. Taking on neuroscience with a dash of educational...
The Invisible Capital
After the Cambridge Analytica leak and the GDPR introduction in the EU, we became much more aware about our "data pouring". How big is the amount of data we give to Tech Companies for free? Is it...
Satellites: 60 Years In Orbit
Over 8000 satellites belonging to 70+ nations have been launched into the Earth’s orbit since the first Sputnik. We commemorate 60 years of space exploration with an interactive 3D-map of every...
Visualizing Toxicity in Twitter Conversations
In late June, Deb Roy approached me to ask if I would be interested in doing some visualization work for a presentation he’d be giving at Twitter’s all-hands event with Bridgit Mendler. The...
Billions Of Birds Migrate. Where Do They Go?
Migratory birds have made their thousand-mile flights for milennia, but we are just now learning to map their mesmerizing journeys.
Searching for Health
Google Trends data allows us to see what people are searching for at a very local level. This visualization tracks the top searches for common health issues in the United States, from Cancer to...
Arctic Sea Ice
Visualizing the shrinking extent of Arctic Sea Ice from 1989 to 2017.
Climate change is a complex global issue, requiring simple communication about its effects at the local scale. This set of visualisations highlight how we have witnessed temperatures change across...
Robots Are Coming for These Wall Street Jobs
Wall Street is entering a new era. The fraternity of bond jockeys, derivatives mavens and stock pickers who've long personified the industry are giving way to algorithms, and soon, artificial...
What Islamic Golden Age Thinkers Discovered Long Before The West
What Middle-eastern thinkers discovered long before the west.
While doctors dream of one day perfecting medical treatments on digital clones of a patient, virtual organs are already being simulated in supercomputers. This documentary describes the efforts of...
The Earth Poster
This is a portrait of the Earth in time and space – designed to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Voyager missions which departed Earth in 1977 bearing a record of our existence etched into...
Quantifying Career Hot Streaks
A landmark new study shows that bursts of brilliance happen for almost everyone. This discovery holds promise for creatives and other kinds of professionals. We've created an interactive graphic...