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.
As Valerie Trouet recounts the study of tree rings has made surprising contributions to our understanding of Earth's climate and the past 10,000 years of human history.
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?
Fashion meets advanced mathematics in the Issey Miyake Fall Winter 2010 ready-to-wear collection.
What knot to wear.