20 Great Motion Graphics of 2012

20 Great Motion Graphics of 2012

The story of 2012 wasn’t just told in static infographics. There were also a lot of motion graphics created this year, and here are 20 of the best.

  • Measuring the Universe is a daunting task, but the steps of the process can be simply in video form.
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  • Part of measuring the universe involves measuring things on other planets. Curiosity’s Seven Minutes of Terror covers the landing phase of the rover, and the most terrifying part of its mission.

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  • And for a quick summary of the same information, check out Mars in a Minute
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  • Landing on mars is certainly a feat of engineering. So is the Evolution of the F1 Car.

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    How to Fake It: Before Photoshop

    Before there was Photoshop, there were paints, staging, scissors and glue. The Metropolitan Museum of Art‘s Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop catalogues photos from the 1840s through the early 1990s demonstrating that people have been altering photos ever since the advent of photography. The Adobe Photoshop-sponsored exhibition shows that the only thing that’s changed is... keep reading

    Visualization Contest: The State of Education in Colorado

    Yesterday, we announced the launch of an infographic competition with the Guardian Datablog and UNESCO’s GMR. Today we’re launching another contest with Colorado Succeeds. Colorado Succeeds is a nonprofit organization founded on the premise that the business community has the obligation, opportunity and capacity to increase the college and workforce readiness of all students.... keep reading