Articles

Chemical Elements in the Human Body
(Chemistry: Our Life, Our Future)

Our bodies surprise us with their secrets, which are continuously being revealed as more scientific research is conducted. 

The Story of the Best Astronomical Picture of the 20th Century
(Science and Art)

At the end of 1999, international cultural authorities competed in an open poll on the so-called “Best Thing” of the 20th century. NASA's website asked people to vote for the best astronomical picture captured in the 20th century.


Caroline Herschel: An Iconic Woman Astronomer
(Women and Science)

The German-born English astronomer, Caroline Herschel, was the first woman to discover a comet, to be officially recognized in a scientific position and get paid for her contribution to science.

How the Blind Dream?
(Come to Your Senses)

Sometimes when we miss someone, we wish to see them even if just in our dreams; we then dream of them, but without knowing how dreams occur?


The Science behind Scenography
(Science and Art)

We live within worlds of stories, and we use stories to shape these worlds. 

Hypatia: The Bride and Martyr of Science
(Women and Science)

Human history has witnessed tragedies and horrors that the people of science have endured confronting extremism and intolerance.


Architectural Acoustics
(Science and Art)

Good architectural acoustics is not a luxury; it is a necessity. It impacts everything; from employee productivity in the office settings, to the market value of real estate.


Bio-Art: Science and Art in Harmony
(Science and Art)

Art and science have been in harmony throughout the ages, contributing to achieve sometimes interesting and strange results; Bio-art is one example of them.


Meet the Artist
(Science and Art)

I like the artist’s style, he is very talented. Let’s take a photo with him.


The Planet with Diamond Rain
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Have you ever imagined that the sky can rain something other than water? To rain diamonds for example? 

Wild Artists
(Science and Art)

When I was surfing the internet, a clip popped up displaying a young female elephant painting a picture of an elephant running and holding a flower in its trunk.


Architecture: The Ultimate Union of Science and Art
(Science and Art)

Architecture has always been a reflection of the evolution of not only mankind and human nature, but also of science and technology.


The Rite of Spring
(Science and Art)

Fantasia has held a special place in my heart. I remember watching it as a little kid, and still vividly recall its segments.

Marie Curie; Up Close and Personal
(Women and Science)

Marie Skłodowska, known today as Madame Curie, was born in Warsaw, Poland, on 7 November 1867. 

Individual versus Team Sports
(Science and Sports)

If you are a parent of young children like myself, you would probably be weighing the options for signing them up for a sport.

Art: The Offspring of Light
(Science and Art)

Art, a major aspect of culture, was, is, and will always be born from light. 

Inventions that Make Our Day (2)
(Inventions and Inventors)

From the moment you wake up till you go to bed at night; do you ever stop to think about all the inventions you used during the day, and will continue to use every day? (Razors, Coffee, and the Zipper)

New Year Resolutions: Maybe You Should Not Worry This Year!
(Behavioral Sciences)

It is this time of year when a Christmas tree in the corner of our living room or office glows with the buds of hope and aspirations for a new coming year. 

Art and Science; an Unfathomed Tie
(Science and Art)

The close relation between the production of works of art and all strands of science and nature could be tighter than many of us could imagine


Inventions that Make Our Day (1)
(Inventions and Inventors)

From the moment you wake up till you go to bed at night; do you ever stop to think about all the inventions you used during the day, and will continue to use every day?

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