March 9th, 2011

Galaxy magazine cover

History of Science Fiction Map

This image by Ward Shelley has been making the rounds since yesterday. It's the winner of WIRED magazine's Data as Art: 10 Striking Science Maps contest. Check it out:

Click the image to see the story and the other nine maps.

There's so much information in this image that it's a bit tough to read, right? Well, if you'd like to see a MASSIVE, full-size version, click here.


EDIT: Now for some editorial fun: What important and influential works are missing? What copyediting errors can you find?