Graphic: Magnitude 5+ earthquakes this year (in NZ)

UPDATE: See bottom of post for updated graphic, as of 26 July 2013 I’ve just made my first ever data visualisation :) Spurred by this morning’s nasty bump near Wellington, and because I love me the learning of the new skills, I’ve made the graphic below. Using data I sucked down from geonet, it shows […]

Jawdropping (also ft ICT sector reports, fiscal calculators and Mongolia)

Well, that was my reaction to this video, at any rate. Picked up off Twitter, from fellow Sciblogger Mr David Winter (@TheAtavism) himself*, it’s stunning high-speed camera work explaining the mad physics behind the Prince Rupert’s Drop. Don’t know what that is? Well, watch the video, and the marvel, MARVEL I SAY, at what you’ll […]