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Illustrating science since 1845


A Visual (Information) Paradox

Search for answers about Stephen Hawking’s new theorem reveals a Scientific American tradition of illustrating the confounding complexity of black holes

STAFF February 9, 2016 — Amanda Montañez

The Science of Visualization

What is visualization? When asked of data and information visualization professionals, answers will generally swirl around one of two punch lines…a visual tool that aids in (1) analysis or (2) communication of information.

STAFF November 3, 2015 — Jen Christiansen

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Gifts for Mom

Mother’s Day is Around the Corner