Tagged: map

A map that fills a 500-million year gap in Earth’s history - Guest Work

Guest Work Jul 10, 2017

Alan Collins, University of Adelaide and Andrew Merdith, University of Sydney Earth is estimated to be around 4.5 billion years old, with life first appearing around 3 billion years ago. To unravel this incredible history, scientists use a range of different techniques to determine when and where continents moved, how life evolved, how climate changed … Read More

Scientific collaboration between researchers – map - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Aug 20, 2013

Following my last post, which talked about work which has been done ranking the excellence of scientific organisations around the world, there’s this: a map of scientific collaboration between researchers. Developed by Olivier H. Beauchesne, who makes really interesting data-visualising… Read more › … Read More

Mapping Scientific Excellence – ranking the world’s best scientific organisations - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Aug 08, 2013

Introducing Mapping Scientific Excellence – a new, interactive web app/map which ranks scientific institutions around the world based on citations (more on that shortly). The app was designed by Lutz Bornmann and colleagues at Germany’s Max Planck Society, and looks… Read more › … Read More

Seeing the wind - Code for life

Grant Jacobs Oct 30, 2012

A blend of infographic art and meteorological science, hint.fm’s wind map is mesmerising. It’s almost hypnotic, you can sit and watch the patterns emerge. (You’ll want to see the ‘live’, dynamic, map, not the still snapshot below.) Those wanting to see tropical storm Sandy are best to take a peek before … Read More

UnderSkin, the Tube and schematic mapping - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Sep 26, 2012

A beautiful piece of medical art has cropped up and being doing the rounds again the last few days. Titled ‘UnderSkin’, and made in 2010 by illustrator/designer Sam Loman, UnderSkin shows the human anatomy in the style of the very famous London Underground map.     I must say, it’s a beautiful piece of work, [...] … Read More

TOSP Episode 17: January 16th 2012 - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft Jan 16, 2012

[Original post on the Sciblogs The Official Sciblogs Podcast site] Greetings, listeners! This week, aimee was away in Melbourne at the inagural AdaCamp barcamp.  So Elf brought in his good friend Haritina Mogosanu, who works with KiwiSpace and World Space Week, to co-host with him. They talked about the number of planets in our galaxy, [...] … Read More

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