This infographic from Best College Reviews highlights the ten most important scientists of 2012 and their achievements, including: John Hafernik who revealed a parasitic fly responsible for the worldwide honey bee disappearance. Also included is Nate Silver who predicted 2012 election results accurately adding to his impressive resume of statistical prediction. More influential scientists below.
From super-storms to the God particle, 2012 wasn’t lacking in news that made our heads spin. This infographic from BestMastersPrograms.org lays out all the details.
Intelligence, from a scientific perspective, is a broad and deep comprehension of our surroundings – “catching on,” “making sense” of things, or “figuring out” what to do. Check out the infographic below presented by BestCollegeReviews to learn more about the science of smart.
From My Favorite Martian to John Carpenter’s Ghost of Mars, the red planet has had a huge impact on the film and television industry. The possibility we could defeat aliens by playing Slim Whitman songs or poisoning them with water is pure science fiction. But the idea we may one day live on Mars could become science fact within a few decades. In this infographic, PaydayLoan.co.uk looks at what it might cost to live on the red planet.
The United States is falling behind in the STEM fields science, technology, engineering, and math. The U.S. currently ranks twenty-fifth in math and seventeenth in science literacy, and less than ten percent of all U.S. students will actually pursue a career in the fields. Compared to the nearly fifty-percent of Chinese students who will pursue such a degree, it is easy to see how the United States will soon lag behind in the innovation game.
Forget a trip around the world in 80 days, Rather, take a journey to the depths of the Earth’s core with Prof. Otto Lidenbrock in Jules Verne’s classic science-fiction novel “Journey to the Centre of the Earth” in this infographic discovered at Voyages Jules Verne.
Simple innovations, space exploration, treatment of previously incurable diseases, and answers to the mysteries of the universe are just a few of the many scientific achievements of the past century. However, not everyone is convinced of the value science brings to humanity. And with funds for research and development at the forefront this election year, a question arises: Should the government invest more in science, or should funding be cut in an effort to reduce the federal budget? This infographic from assay depot looks at which political party is truly on the side of science, from a financial perspective.