May 29, 2022

Video: “A Network of Science: 150 Years of Nature Papers” (Data Visualization)

The following video and interactive visualization (both are freely available) are part of the 150th anniversary issue (Vol. 575, Issue 7781) of Nature.

From Nature:

Science is a network, each paper linking those that came before with those that followed. In this video, we dive into an analysis of Nature’s part of that network. We explore the network, taking you on a tour of 150 years of interconnected, interdisciplinary research, as represented by Nature’s publication record.

Direct to Interactive Version of Visualization

A group of graphic charts are also available including the chart below.

Additional Resources

Nature’s Reach: Narrow Work has Broad Impact
Article and more graphic charts. 

Direct to Complete TOC
150th Anniversary Issue (Vol. 575, Issue 7781) of Nature.

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