Breathtaking science pictures: Annual Vizzies Challenge

Who does not love visual information? We certainly love it at Mind the Graph, especially when it refers to breathtaking science pictures like the ones from the 15th Annual Vizzies Challenge.

“A team of experts at NSF and Popular Science pared hundreds of submissions down to 50 finalists; from those 50, a panel of outside experts picked five Expert’s Choice winners. Popular Science readers chose five People’s Choice winners.” National Science Foundation

Here are all winners from the challenge. You may not understand at first glance what they are about, but this is the best part! Once you understand it, it is mind blowing.

Take a look and share it if you like what you saw!

PHOTOGRAPHY

Experts’ Choice

A Hungry Starfish Larva: William Gilpin, Vivek N. Prakash, Manu Prakash

Breathtaking science pictures: Annual Vizzies Challenge

People’s Choice

The Octobot: A completely soft machine: Lori K. Sanders, Ryan L. Truby, Michael Wehner, Robert J. Wood, Jennifer A. Lewis

Breathtaking science pictures: Annual Vizzies Challenge

ILLUSTRATION

Experts’ Choice

Self Reflected under white, red, and violet light: Greg Dunn, Brian Edwards, Will Drinker

Breathtaking science pictures: Annual Vizzies Challenge

People’s Choice

Zika Virus: David S. Goodsell

Breathtaking science pictures: Annual Vizzies Challenge

POSTERS & GRAPHICS

Experts’ Choice

Here there be robots: Eleanor Lutz

Breathtaking science pictures: Annual Vizzies Challenge

People’s Choice

Micro-pumping mechanism of hummingbirds tongues: Esther Ng

Breathtaking science pictures: Annual Vizzies Challenge

INTERACTIVE

Experts’ Choice

Flyover Country: Shane Loeffler, Amy Myrbo, Sijia Ai, Reed McEwan, Alex Morrison

Breathtaking science pictures: Annual Vizzies Challenge

People’s Choice

ASL-LEX: A visualization of American Sign Language: Naomi Caselli, Zed Sevcikova Sehyr, Ariel Cohen-Goldberg, Ben Tanen, Karen Emmorey

Breathtaking science pictures: Annual Vizzies Challenge

VIDEO

Experts’ Choice

Network Earth: Visualization: Mauro Martino, Jianxi Gao, Baruch Barzel, Albert-László Barabási. Narration: Shamini Bundell

People’s Choice

Planet Nine: Mark SubbaRao, Patrick McPike, Mike Brown

 

Many scientists translate their research into amazing visual information. Also, science pictures are the new way to communicate better new findings and promote researches.

In fact, these pictures are not the only example of prizes for visual information. Want to see more amazing science pictures?Breathtaking science pictures: Annual Vizzies Challenge

 

To see more about 2017 Annual Vizzies Challenge click here

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