Psychedelics offer a sense of expansive connectedness, just like astronauts have felt looking back to Earth from space.
In 1980, the Polish science-fiction writer Stanisław Lem was asked by a German publisher to list his three most personal wishes. He reveals them in this exclusive translation.
Everyday stress and anxiety increasingly pervade our waking lives; at night-time, too, they can lead to sleeplessness. Can music help us tune out from insomnia?
Earlier this year, Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched its first human passengers into space. What might an essay written by Hannah Arendt in the 1960s tell us about the commercialization of outer space?
In the high-altitude region of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan, local villagers have devised a novel solution to water scarcity – grafting their own glaciers.
The teachings of the Buddha (and the writing of secular journalist Robert Wright) can help us understand how to free ourselves from the captivity of the brain.
A growing body of neuroscience research shows that meditation can make us better to each other.
Existential dread, meet astronomical wonder.
Fasting might sound like a painful idea, but according to a recent MIT study, it can have serious health benefits.
The human body has adapted to function in cycles of light and dark. Here’s what goes inside your organism during one 24-hour shift.
Pierwszy odcinek nowej powieści Stanisława Lema opowiadającej o pierwszej wyprawie poza nasz układ słoneczny, która odbywa się jedenaście wieków później, w roku 3123.