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?
If the world isn’t careful, renewable energy could become as destructive as fossil fuels.
A physicist answers one of the pressing questions of our time: how much energy is there in a biscuit?
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?
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.