Source: Science Magazine
Each year, Science Magazine and the National Science Foundation host the International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge. The 2011 Challenge received over 200 submissions in five categories, which were evaluated based on visual impact, effective communication of a scientific idea, and overall originality. Visualizations with the most votes from the public received the People’s Choice award. The fantastic visualisations can be viewed here.
Mitchell Whitelaw TEDx Canberra talk on 23rd October 2010 at the National Library of Australia. He talks about visualisation, cultural collections, “show everything”, context, and the problems with search.