Visualization

Showing the stories in data through statistics, design, aesthetics, and code.

Scale of the Tonga eruption

Manas Sharma and Simon Scarr used satellite imagery to show the scale of…

How N95 masks work

In efforts to reduce further spread of the virus, the US is set…

Death rates by vaccination booster status

Our World in Data continues their important work on providing and showing up-to-date…

Analytics for U.S. government websites

With the announcement of free Covid-19 tests through the United States Postal Service,…

Global ripple effect from underwater volcano

An underwater volcano erupted about 40 miles off the coast of the main…

A visual and audio tour of sound at Nap Nap Swamp

When I think swamp noise, I imagine a blob of sound that’s some…

Congressmen who enslaved people

Using old Census records and documents, Julie Zauzmer Weil, Adrian Blanco and Leo…

New shopping search patterns from the pandemic

Schema Design, Google Trends, and Axios collaborated on The New Normal, looking at…

All-time temperature records broken in 2021

Using data from NOAA, Krishna Karra and Tim Wallace for The New York…

Settling all the internet debates in one go with a bunch of polling

The internet was once this fun place where people had goofy debates about…

Play miniature golf, learn about congressional redistricting

Congressional redistricting and gerrymandering are important topics, because they can directly change election…

Scale of the bigger, more detailed universe

We’ve learned more about the universe since Charles and Ray Eames produced Powers…

Powers of Ten

The Powers of Ten by Charles and Ray Eames from 1977 shows the…

Spiral graph to show Covid-19 cases

This spiralized chart by Gus Wezerek and Sara Chodosh for NYT Opinion has…

Four decades of oceanic wave moments, as a surfing game

Surf is a data-based game by Andy Bergmann that lets you move across…

Scale of black holes

I’m not sure there’s any way to really understand the scale of the…

Drop rain anywhere in the world and see where it ends up

One of my favorites of the year, Sam Learner’s River Runner shows you…

False positives with prenatal tests for rare conditions

Sarah Kliff and Aatish Bhatia for NYT’s The Upshot look at the uncertainty…