Best Science Visualizations of the Year

By Jason Fitzpatrick on February 17th, 2012

Once a year scientists around the globe submit entries to the International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge; read on to see the top 12 entries from this year’s competition.

Sponsored by Science magazine and the National Science Foundation, the visualization challenge centers around creating illustrations, coloring photos, or otherwise creating visual media that enhances interest and understanding of the sciences. The illustration here, by Emiko Paul of Echo Medical Media, illustrates green anti-bodies attacking an alien-looking breast cancer cell.

Hit up the link below for the full image set.

The Best Visualizations of the Year [Smithsonian via Neatorama]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 02/17/12
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