March 7, 2012, 3:42 pm

The Scientists Sketch

By Henry Woodbury

Data visualization consultant Lee De Cola has assembled a neat cross section of sketches by famous scientists. Here, for example, is a literal back-of-the-envelope sketch by Henri Poincaré:

Henri Poincaré's back-of-the-envelope calculations

Sadly, many of the images are small, or culled of context. Consider them a teaser. Galileo’s sketch of Saturn is a minor doodle compared to the visual storytelling found in this page from his notebook on Jupiter:

Moons of Jupiter, from Galileo's Notebook

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon

Filed under: Art, Charts and Graphs, Diagrams, Illustration, Information Design, Maps, Scholarly Publishing, Visual Explanation

Comments

http://www.saqsa.com
sma alaqsa
http://www.saqsa.com

Posted by saqsa on October 9, 2013 at 12:59 pm  

http://www.saqsa.com
sma alaqsa

http://www.saqsa.com

Posted by saqsa on October 9, 2013 at 1:07 pm  

Post a Comment

* Required field