THE 14TH ANNUAL SHORTY AWARDS

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From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards

Mapping every total solar eclipse in your lifetime

Winner in Data Visualization

Audience Honor in Data Visualization

About this entry

The Washington Post mapped the path of every total solar eclipse in the previous 100 years and the next 100 years ahead of 2017's total solar eclipse.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

The interactive graphic allowed readers to enter their birth year to see how many more total solar eclipses would appear in their lifetime and the exact path each would take.

Results

The result was an engrossing interactive graphic that became The Washington Post's biggest social driver for coverage of the total solar eclipse.

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The Washington Post

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