Vintage vs modern infographics

November 26th 2009katie

Nice article in this month’s Wired magazine, which takes infographics from vintage textbooks, illustrated by Roy A Gallant, and updates them with all the extra information we now know. Got to say though, despite all the scientific advances packed into the updated images, I much prefer the simpler old ones.

The effects of an earthquake tremor, then and now:


And a diagram of the Earth’s atmosphere, then and now:


Read the whole feature here.

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