The Sound of a War's End, Visualized

Above we see seven seconds of an audio recording from November 11, 1918. On the left we can see three seconds of guns firing. In the middle? The official time of the ceasefire to end World War I and a sudden reprieve from the staccato of weapons blasting. On the right, the first three seconds of peace. An uneasy… » 3/14/15 7:15pm 3/14/15 7:15pm

These Sweet 3D Fitness Landscapes Show Evolution At Work

Fitness landscapes are an effective way of showing how well organisms are doing at reproducing. Traditionally, however, these models are static snapshots of processes that often take millennia to unfold. Now, computational biologists have created a video that visualizes these adaptive landscapes over time. » 4/15/14 12:20pm 4/15/14 12:20pm