The Kepler mission by NASA has discovered more than 100 planets that orbit stars. Jonathan Corum for The New York Times visualized the ones with known size and orbit using small multiples. Scroll all the way down for our solar system as a point of reference.
Orbiting planets found by NASA Kepler mission
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Shifting Causes of Death
The most common causes of death changed over the years. They vary across sex and age group. This animation shows the details of these changes.
Most Uniquely Popular Job in Each State
These are the jobs in each state that are most specific to the place.
Seeing How Much We Ate Over the Years
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