The exhibition Das Gehirn in Kunst und Wissenschaft (The Brain in Art and Science) at the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn was much larger than I had expected. It is both a cultural history of neuroscience and an exploration of the interaction between art and science.
For as long as I can remember I've heard a loud noise just before falling asleep, not every night, but every few days. The noise is typically accompanied by a dream image.
The recently opened Winton Gallery at the London Science Museum houses the museum's mathematics gallery.
15 Sorting Algorithms in 6 Minutes. With sound. Surprisingly fascinating. Even if you aren't a nerd like me.
While playing around with Google Translate I was reminded of this essay by Dutch writer Rudy Kousbroek.
Two recent papers by the mathematician Ken Ono and co-authors are making waves in mathematics circles this week.
Just how representative are all those social science studies based on a small sample of North-American or European undergraduate students?