GILBERTO ESPARZA, Plantas autofotosinthéticas, 2013–2014 (detail). Courtesy the artist. Photo by Dario Lasagni.

Real Numbers

Sometimes the best way to tell a story is through numbers. This collection of Real Numbers columns uses data visualization to illuminate an extensive range of topics, including the effects of extreme weather and natural disasters, the international evolution of high-tech industries, the increasing number of underrepresented groups in scientific leadership positions, and much more.