With the help of a mysterious manual—and his vivid imagination—a biologist uses the metaphor of soup to explain how living cells are created.
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.
Astrobiologist Janusz Pętkowski talks about whether extra-terrestrial life might exist on the planet Venus.
The study identified superhabitable planets outside of our solar system.
In this 1979 report from the “Przekrój” archives, a series of journalists, clinicians and audience members muse on how to find joy in life.
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.
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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?
So what is the difference between you and a rock? This seems like an easy, even stupid question. But even the smartest people on earth have no idea where to draw the line between living and dead things. Which leads to mind-blowing implications. What is life after all? And is death really a thing? Lets look into it together.
Consciousness is perhaps the biggest riddle in nature. In this video we explore the origins of consciousness and take a closer look on how unaware things became aware.
With the breathtaking explosion of innovation and progress, for the first time in human history the concept of leaving our flesh piles behind and uploading our minds into a digital utopia seems possible.
Human existence is sometimes scary. How can we survive without losing our heads?