the TV Channel “Science” and WikiMedia announced the results of the photo contest “take Off your science!” and named the best of the authors whose photos will adorn the scientific Wikipedia articles.
this year the competition was attended by 561 author, it was received more than three thousand works. There were six nominations.
“For experienced scientists, the project “take Off your science!” – a good opportunity to tell and clearly show their work to a wider audience. For students and young professionals, this competition is the opportunity to voice their concerns and to show the scientific aspect that draws them,” says Maria Semenova, the editor in chief of TV channel “Science.”
In turn, the Executive Director of WikiMedia Stanislav Kozlovsky said that to understand complex scientific topics is a very important presentation – “one illustration may be better than thousand words”. “Every photo submitted to the contest, not only has arrived, but many years in the future to benefit mankind,” he said.
Scientific videos will be accepted until September 15, in the categories: “Professionals”, “Amateurs” and “Children”. The best videos will be broadcasted, and one of the participants of the contest will get a chance to become the leading TV channel “Science.”