Ancient Hindu and Buddhist Tantra describe various focal points on the human body, which can be “worked” on to attain physical and psychological benefits.
Originally conceived in China and Polynesia, these two concepts are ubiquitous in Western popular culture. They might also reveal something universal about the human experience.
According to Tibetan religious teachings, the substance of all things are governed by five elements of nature: earth, water, fire, air and space.
Much of the physical world is invisible to us – none more so than the concepts of dark companions, dark matter and dark energy in astronomy.
With his orgone accumulator, Wilhelm Reich intended to heal the world through a sexual revolution. In reality, it was not quite as profound.
Nikola Tesla was one of history’s greatest science and technology pioneers. His biography is almost as impressive as his inventions.
Nikola Tesla was one of the 20th century’s most pioneering inventors. What were his most interesting inventions?
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.
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.
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?