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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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31 results
Magazine
Magazine
Magazine / science
Simple Answers Don’t Exist
Simple Answers Don’t Exist
Magazine / science

Popular science writer Carl Zimmer talks about the multitude of ways in which we can define life and death, and what this means for us.

Jan Dzierzgowski

Magazine / science
There Will Be Life
There Will Be Life
Magazine / science

Astrobiologist Janusz Pętkowski talks about whether extra-terrestrial life might exist on the planet Venus.

Piotr Stankiewicz

Reading / science
Scientists Identify 24 Planets Potentially Better Suited For Life Than Earth
Scientists Identify 24 Planets Potentially Better Suited For Life Than Earth
Reading / science

The study identified superhabitable planets outside of our solar system.

Robby Berman

Magazine / society
Hang in There
Hang in There
Magazine / society

In this 1979 report from the “Przekrój” archives, a series of journalists, clinicians and audience members muse on how to find joy in life.

Przekrój

Magazine / society
Say Yes to the World
Say Yes to the World
Magazine / society

In the late 19th century, Friedrich Nietzsche wrote the infamous words: “God is dead.” Yet rather than being a provocative attack on religion, the philosopher’s statement was an invitation to affirm one’s life.

Tomasz Stawiszyński

Reading / science
10 New Things We’ve Learned About Death
10 New Things We’ve Learned About Death
Reading / science

If you don't want to know anything about your death, consider this your spoiler warning.

Kevin Dickinson

Magazine / science
A Journey to the Source of Life
A Journey to the Source of Life
Magazine / science

The planet Earth was formed around 4.5 billion years ago; one billion years or so later, the first life forms emerged. What exactly created these initial microorganisms?

January Weiner & January Weiner

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