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Gallery of physical visualizations

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  1. patience_limited
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    This is another posting which is hard to categorize - ~design, ~science, ~tech, ~creative, ~arts, ~comp? In any case, choose your adventure, and enjoy a delightful compendium of visualizations....

    This is another posting which is hard to categorize - ~design, ~science, ~tech, ~creative, ~arts, ~comp? In any case, choose your adventure, and enjoy a delightful compendium of visualizations.

    Adding a third (or fourth, via motion over time) dimension to data visualization takes information into a realm that doesn't quite fit the neat categories presented in customary descriptions of 2D visualisation techniques.

    It shouldn't come as a surprise that Edward Tufte, one of the seminal figures in information design and data visualization, is also a sculptor.

    ***I'm ashamed to say I didn't know about Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, who discovered the chemical structures of penicillin, Vitamin B-12 (and received a Nobel Prize for it), and insulin.

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