Impressive image of Earth surrounded by Saturn's rings

I love to see Earth next to other objects, like this comparison of all planets and the Sun or this visualization of all the planets between the Earth and the Moon. It helps me comprehend the scale of it all. Actually, it doesn't. It just doesn't compute, sorry. Ron Miller imagined how this would look from Earth: » 1/19/15 3:17pm 1/19/15 3:17pm

This beautiful galaxy is actually a stunning visualization of Wikipedia

Here's a way to explore Wikipedia that's unlike any other you've done before: as its own galaxy. Created by Owen Cornec, each star in the galaxy is a different Wikipedia article and a cluster of stars together would be related Wikipedia articles. It's like taking the idea of exploring space to the expansive rabbit… » 12/10/14 9:06pm 12/10/14 9:06pm

DIY home improvement in the space station looks hard and dangerous

I've never seen one of these ISS spacewalk fly-throughs. NASA TV always shows close-up views of their work, but this visualization of the yesterday's spacewalk narrated by NASA Spacewalk Officer Jaclyn Kagey puts everything in perspective. It is a very hard, tedious, and dangerous "home improvement" work. » 10/08/14 9:00pm 10/08/14 9:00pm

Beautiful music of a string quartet visualized as colorful dot clouds

This cool video produced by the New York Times tries to explain the mystery of how a string quartet communicates by transforming their movements into visual data. Every member plays a different and very complex rhythm but, when the four combine, the result is perfectly harmonious. » 9/24/14 10:00pm 9/24/14 10:00pm

Cool 3D visualization captures the motion of famous olympic athletes

Felix Deimann—a motion designer based in Dortmund, Germany—created this awesome video that captures the motion of famous olympic athletes like Nadia Comăneci, Michael Phelps, the US basketball Dream Team and Usain Bolt, turning it into a continuous flow of beautiful abstract shapes. » 8/16/14 7:25am 8/16/14 7:25am