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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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21 results
Reading
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Reading / science
‘Time Is Elastic’: Why Time Passes Faster Atop a Mountain Than At Sea Level
‘Time Is Elastic’: Why Time Passes Faster Atop a Mountain Than At Sea Level
Reading / science

The idea of 'absolute time' is an illusion. Physics and subjective experience reveal why.

Stephen Johnson

Magazine / science
Scientists Find the "Magic Number" That Links Forces of the Universe
Scientists Find the "Magic Number" That Links Forces of the Universe
Magazine / science

Researchers dramatically improve the accuracy of a number that connects fundamental forces.

Paul Ratner

Reading / science
In Search of the Perfect Snowflake
In Search of the Perfect Snowflake
Reading / science

Kenneth G. Libbrecht talks about why he became interested in snow, the physics behind snow crystals, and where to observe the best snowflakes.

Katarzyna Rodacka

Magazine / science
From the Stars to Our Lungs
From the Stars to Our Lungs
Magazine / science

Every breath we take is comprised of recycled atoms, first released by stars and then used by countless other humans and animals.

Szymon Drobniak

Reading / science
The Universe Keeps Dying and Being Reborn, Claims Nobel Prize Winner
The Universe Keeps Dying and Being Reborn, Claims Nobel Prize Winner
Reading / science

Sir Roger Penrose claims our universe has been through multiple Big Bangs, with more coming.

Paul Ratner

Reading / science
Paradox-free Time Travel Is 'Logically' Possible, Say Physicists
Paradox-free Time Travel Is 'Logically' Possible, Say Physicists
Reading / science

Grandfathers, take heart. You'll survive the paradox that's been gunning for you since the 1930s.

Kevin Dickinson

Magazine / science
The Basis of the Universe May not Be Energy or Matter but Information
The Basis of the Universe May not Be Energy or Matter but Information
Magazine / science

For centuries, people have wondered what the universe is really made of. According to some radical scientists, information data are at the root of all that exists.

Philip Perry

Magazine / science
What Holds Us Here
What Holds Us Here
Magazine / science

Gravity doesn’t only dictate the trajectory of inanimate objects – without it, it would be impossible for human, animal and plant life to exist.

Mikołaj Golachowski

Magazine / science
Hues of Our Own
Hues of Our Own
Magazine / science

A biologist explains how we perceive colour – and how those perceptions can be unique to each of us.

Szymon Drobniak

Magazine / science
The Para-Scientific Popularity of Aura
The Para-Scientific Popularity of Aura
Magazine / science

Aura is depicted in a variety of art and myths; it is also described by adherents of esotericism. But can it be proven scientifically?

Tomasz Wiśniewski

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