Category

Visualisations

8 entries, 3,912 words

  1. Maps

    What if it were our city?

    What impact would the Fat Man atomic bomb, dropped on Nagasaki in 1945, have on modern-day Reykjavík?

  2. A photo of a starry night's sky Astronomy

    Which planet is closest to Earth?

    The BBC’s Sky at Night programme said our nearest neighbour is Mars but one viewer disagreed. Was he right? Let’s find the answer using Python and R

  3. Part of a data visualisation style known as a ridgeline plot Data visualisation

    The rise and fall in support for British political parties

    How the distribution of the popular vote has been shared between Britain’s main political parties since the 1950s

  4. Cartography

    From village to city: the evolution of Reykjavík

    Using open data to track 140 years of growth in Iceland’s capital city

  5. Politics

    How Antonin Scalia compared with other Supreme Court justices

    Charting the swing vote in the US Supreme Court, and finding a flaw in the New York Times while we’re at it

  6. Cycling

    The story of 2015’s Kexreið

    Sixty riders jostle for position in a 30km criterium around Reykjavík’s city centre

  7. Cartography

    Who came second in the British general election?

    Britain’s voters are more diverse than the election results suggest

  8. Higher education

    The world’s top 100 universities, visualised

    See how the world’s best institutions compare