What should be a right in the digital age? On March 21st, the occasion of the human rights celebration in South Africa, a blogathon — many bloggers on a single topic at the same time — will address this question. “Human rights have been on everyone’s agenda lately. From the political revolutions that shook the Middle East and North Africa which sustained their motivation through a universal appeal to them, to questions of privacy, openness and access to information in the post-wikileaks world, human rights as a political, social and developmental framework for discussion is very much active. We want to get your opinions.”
The volcano’s historic eruption preserved an ancient library, but rendered its content illegible. A public competition aims to change that.
It’s not just fun: DNA origami has the potential to revolutionize engineering at the nanoscopic scale.
The essential element needed for innovation is creative dissonance — and the keys to unlocking it were forged by bankers in Italy.
Consciousness isn’t just a problem for philosophers. On this episode of Dispatches, Kmele sat down with scientists, a mathematician, a spiritual leader, and an entrepreneur, all trying to get to the heart of “the feeling of life itself.”
The brilliant mind who discovered the spacetime solution for rotating black holes claims singularities don't physically exist. Is he right?