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The Jordan Aha! Test for Visualizations

by Sharon Jordan 24 Mar, 2010 in Technology

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The Jordan Aha! Test for Visualizations

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words.  Such is the justification and hope for visualizations.  Examples of enlightening visualizations are structural models of molecules like the carbon-60 Bucky Ball used in OSTI’s recent YouTube video.  The model shows a carbon atom at each intersection of molecular bonds. 

Another example of an enlightening visualization is Charles Joseph Minard’s famous graph showing the decreasing size of...

Related Topics: OSTI Youtube Channel, videos, visualizations, youtube

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It's been a big summer for sharing science info--and it's still only June!

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It's been a big summer for sharing science info--and it's still only June!

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