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Welcome to "Przekrój"!

In case you wonder where you are, and especially since you probably can’t pronounce the name of this website, here’s a little help. “Przekrój” (pron. ‘p-SHEH-crooy’) is the oldest magazine about society and culture in Poland. Now it’s also available in English!

“Przekrój” Magazine brings to the English reader some of the best journalism from across Central and Eastern Europe, in such fields as culture, society, ecology and literature. Stand aside from the haste and fierceness of everyday news and join us now!

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Magazine / science
The Cabinet of Earthly Delights
The Cabinet of Earthly Delights
Magazine / science

With his orgone accumulator, Wilhelm Reich intended to heal the world through a sexual revolution. In reality, it was not quite as profound.

Agnieszka Fiedorowicz

Magazine / science
The Many Faces of Tesla
The Many Faces of Tesla
Magazine / science

Nikola Tesla was one of history’s greatest science and technology pioneers. His biography is almost as impressive as his inventions.

Jacek Świdziński

Magazine / science
Tesla’s Greatest Hits
Tesla’s Greatest Hits
Magazine / science

Nikola Tesla was one of the 20th century’s most pioneering inventors. What were his most interesting inventions?

Tomasz Sitarz

Magazine / science
Chain Reaction
Chain Reaction
Magazine / science

In the interwar period of the 20th century, a group of European physicists came together to develop the seemingly-impossible atomic energy. Not all of them were pleased with the result.

Andrzej Krajewski

Magazine / science
The Non-Neutral Scientist of Neutrons
The Non-Neutral Scientist of Neutrons
Magazine / science

From electrician to Nobel Peace Prize laureate via work on the atomic bomb, the life of Polish physicist Józef Rotblat was full of remarkable twists and turns.

Marek Górlikowski

Magazine / science
Electricity and Fear
Electricity and Fear
Magazine / science

After the disasters at Chernobyl and Fukushima, mention of nuclear power plants is met with strong public trepidation. But, in the face of climate catastrophe, might this be our most feasible energy source?

Andrzej Krajewski

Magazine / science
The Limits of Clean Energy
The Limits of Clean Energy
Magazine / science

If the world isn’t careful, renewable energy could become as destructive as fossil fuels.

Jason Hickel

Magazine / science
A Quadrillion Joules in a Biscuit
A Quadrillion Joules in a Biscuit
Magazine / science

A physicist answers one of the pressing questions of our time: how much energy is there in a biscuit?

Łukasz Lamża

Magazine / society
Like Steam from Boiling Rice
Like Steam from Boiling Rice
Magazine / society

Qi – our life force, according to practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine and martial arts – is as invisible as the air. So how can we apply it to our daily lives?

Monika Waraxa

Magazine / society
Connecting the Dots
Connecting the Dots
Magazine / society

Traditional Chinese medicine teaches of the meridian system – a series of pathways that connect the human body and mind, and through which ‘qi’ life energy flows.

Monika Waraxa

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