Lawrence Weru

Lawrence Weru

Larry's contributions are featured by TEDx, Fast Company, and Gizmodo Japan, and cited in books by Routledge and No Starch Press. His stories and opinions are in magazines and newspapers including Slate, Vox, Toronto Star, Orlando Sentinel, and Vancouver Sun. He is a Harvard Medical School Dean's Scholarship awardee, a Florida State University "Notable Nole," and has served as an invited speaker at Harvard, FSU, and USF. He illustrates the sciences for a more just and sustainable world.

How Antarctica became the best place to find meteorites

How Antarctica became the best place to find meteorites
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The Antarctic explosion that rocked the meteorite world

Lawrence Weru
Lawrence Weru
science
2020 Presidential Election County Level Muddy Map

2020 Presidential Election County Level Muddy Map
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2020 US Presidential Election Interactive County-Level Vote Map

Lawrence Weru
Lawrence Weru
math
Weekly Counts of US Deaths by Select Causes through June 2020

Weekly Counts of US Deaths by Select Causes through June 2020
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This graph uses CDC data to compare COVID deaths with other causes of deaths.

Lawrence Weru
Lawrence Weru
science
11 Animated Algorithms for the Traveling Salesman Problem

11 Animated Algorithms for the Traveling Salesman Problem
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For the visual learners, here’s an animated collection of some well-known heuristics and algorithms in action.

Lawrence Weru
Lawrence Weru
math
Muddy America : Color Balancing The US Election Map - Infographic

Muddy America : Color Balancing The US Election Map - Infographic
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The Trouble with the County Winner Map, and why this Muddy Map is better for determining vote populations and vote margins in the US election. Infographic.

Lawrence Weru
Lawrence Weru
math
Why Objects have Colors - Illustration - Animation

Why Objects have Colors - Illustration - Animation
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Why do objects in nature have the colors that they do? Although sunlight appears white, it contains all the colors of the rainbow. Objects absorb some of those colors and reflect others into your eyes. Different objects reflect different colors. The colors that are reflected into your eyes are considered

Lawrence Weru
Lawrence Weru
science
The Water Cycle - Infographic - Animated GIF

The Water Cycle - Infographic - Animated GIF
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EvaporationWith enough heat, water will evaporate, turning into water vapor, a gas. Water vapor rises and condenses as clouds. TranspirationAs water moves up plants, excess water reaches the plants' surface via transpiration. With enough heat, this water becomes water vapor. Water vapor rises and condenses as clouds. CondensationWater droplets in

Lawrence Weru
Lawrence Weru
science
Life Cycle of a Moss - Infographic

Life Cycle of a Moss - Infographic
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Mosses alternate between diploid and haploid generations in their life cycle, which is unique among flowering plants. Where does fertilization take place in the moss life cycle? Scroll to the Key Takeaways to get the answer, or start from the top to learn about the moss life cycle.

Lawrence Weru
Lawrence Weru
science