All posts by: Roger Aines

Visual Strategies: Practical Advice for Beautiful Scientific Graphics from Frankel and DePace

Visual Strategies – A Practical Guide to Graphics for Scientists and Engineers by Felice C. Frankel and Angela H. DePace, 2012 The production of a great figure is one of the most difficult jobs a scientist faces.  We are poorly trained in […]

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Envisioning Science by Felice Frankel

Envisioning Science – The Design and Craft of the Science Image By Felice Frankel, forward by Phyllis Morrison “These are honest documents of scientific investigation… but capture the marvel of whatever phenomena I intend to capture” What better word could […]

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Albert Einstein – Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler

  “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.” This is one of the great quotes in science.  Coming from Einstein, who simplified physics into general relativity, it is a great statement of how to conduct science. […]

Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds

Presentation Zen by Garr Reynolds is one of the most influential books in modern presentation.  Taking a minimalist, information-centered approach, Garr explains how to use your audience’s time in the most effective way.  Focusing on visuals and graphic methods, Garr […]