Perhaps the best way to prove that the US is indeed a country of immigrants is to watch the data speak for itself in this beautiful interactive map.
Since 1922, astronomers have been baffled as to the precise origin and composition of the diffuse interstellar bands seen through the Milky Way's stellar medium. This new interactive map doesn't solve the mystery, but it shows us exactly where these enigmatic molecules reside.
It's basically an audio time machine. Tech historian Emily Thompson, out of Princeton, has put together an interactive map of New York circa 1933, embedded with the old sounds of the city.
Hey, who here wants to feel utterly insignificant? If that's you, then you'll love this interactive map showing you the location of 119,617 nearby stars.