'America's Best Infographics 2015' Is Out Today

And Popular Science is included, of course

The Best American Infographics 2015

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The 2015 edition of The Best American Infographics hits shelves today. The book is stuffed with the most impressive infographics from the past year. From New York taxi routes to blue fin tuna migration patterns to the calories in meals from popular chains, these infographics inform and entertain.

And we are thrilled that Popular Science has three infographics included in the collection:

The Life Cycle Of Ideas: Shows patterns in how scientific papers become popular over time and across disciplines.

Popular Science

Where Will The World's Water Conflicts Erupt?: Illustrates conflict in river basins since 1990.

Popular Science

The New Spring, Brought To You By Climate Change: Lays out how climate change has changed the way spring arrives in five beautiful graphs.

Popular Science

Several other science infographics impressed us as well. Here are a few of our favorites:

Landing On A Comet (Nature): Walks through the Rosetta comet landing, step by step.

By Jasiek Krzysztofiak, Kelly Krause, Wesley Fernandes, and Elizabeth Gibney, Nature

Ebola's Catastrophic Effect On The Body (Washington Post): Demonstrates the havoc the Ebola virus wreaks on human systems.

By Patterson Clark, Washington Post

The Deadliest Animal In The World (Gates Notes): Drives home how dangerous mosquitos are, compared to other animals.

By Carl De Torres, Luke Shuman, Ian Saunders, Josh Daniel, Anu Horsman, and David Roodman, GatesNotes.com

Fallen From The Skies (Washington Post): Categorizes drone crashes by location, owner, and type of drone that went down.

By Alberto Cuadra, Emily Chow, & Craig Whitlock, Washington Post

California Drought Map (Los Angeles Times): Maps drought patterns in California since 2011.

By Kyle Kim and Thomas Suh Lauder, Los Angeles Times

Excerpted from The Best American Infographics 2015 by Gareth Cook. Copyright © 2015 by Gareth Cook. Reprinted by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.