The Georgian era in Britain was a time of opulence. What jewellery trends emerged during this period of middle- and upper-class wealth?
The Lwów School of Mathematics comprised some of the most brilliant mathematical minds – the problems they posited still inspire the latest maths theories.
In the 1960s and 1970s, the invention of holograms seemed to represent huge potential for the art world. Why did the use of this technique never catch on?
According to a recent theory in quantum mechanics, the universe is one big simulation – just like in “The Matrix”. Will you take the red or blue pill?
A home is not simply a place of residence; it is part of one’s identity. What does the concept of home mean for those living in poverty?
Gravitational waves are a significant development in astrophysics, opening up new avenues of cosmic understanding. But what are they?
The books of science fiction writer Stanisław Lem contain interesting – if disturbing – visions of the world around us as a mere illusion.
More than half a century ago, PLATO became the world’s first computer system. But it soon ran into some problems that we still experience today...
On the continent of Africa, the colonial economic arrangements never really ended. To discover this, you need look no further than the food on your plates.
If only we humans would stop for a moment and observe the world around us, we might discover that there are other modes of cognition, just as fascinating as ours.