Writing A Science Explainer — A Case Study

Learning to create high-quality evergreen explanatory content from “Charting a Coronavirus Infection” by Dr. Katherine Wu and Jonathan Corum

Jesse Harris
Oct 30, 2020 · 7 min read
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Source: New York Times and Dr. Katherine Wu’s Twitter

Hook with real-world events

Simplicity

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler. - Einstein

Visuals

Levels of Certainty

Complete certainty:

High certainty:

Lower certainty:

Totally unknown:

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