Category: Science

New Global Warming Graphic

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Bloomberg News recently ran a very short infographic showing 135 years worth of temperature data. Click on the still image below and you’ll be taken to their website. From an infographic point of view this is a wonderful animation. Really…

A Robot Reporter?

Radiolab and Wired magazine each ran a story recently about a computer program they called a “robot scientist”. Its actual name is Eureqa. The Radio Lab story gave a compelling portrait of Eureqa’s capabilities. Just by looking at how a…

A BloomBox For Your Car?

BloomEnergy has been running the media circuit recently with their announcement of a hydrocarbon based fuel cell for electrical power generation. They were on 60 minutes this past weekend, Good Morning America this morning and will probably be on 20/20…

The Case for Dark Matter

Unlike our normal articles, this one is not focused on a recent news item. We’re publishing it because it’s an excellent example of the power of graphs to show why something is without resorting to techno-jargon or a lengthy verbal…