Songs of Earth Diversity in the Interstellar Space

Songs of Earth Diversity in the Interstellar Space

In voyager spacecrafts, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) placed two 12-inch phonograph records dubbed The Golden Record, which contained sounds and images of life on Earth and its cultural diversity. A ...
We organised a conference for 570 people without using plastic. Here's how it went

We organised a conference for 570 people without using plastic. Here’s how it went

by Elizabeth Sinclair, University of Western Australia; Charlotte Birkmanis, University of Western Australia, and Robert Pemberton, University of Western Australia What did we use before single-use plastics became ingrained in our everyday ...
An Interview with Brendan Pickett

An Interview with Brendan Pickett

By Jason Noghani LTTW (Jason Noghani): This is the interview with Brendan Pickett for Listen to the World, and this follows the brilliant exhibition he had last month in London, which was ...
Truth and Power: Art from the Brexit Era – through the Eyes of Brendan Pickett

Truth and Power: Art from the Brexit Era – through the Eyes of Brendan Pickett

Foreword from Listen To The World Brexit has been one of the foremost issues in today’s political and economic climate. Large numbers of us often forget that economics, along with politics, are ...
Stephen Hawking: Returning to the Universe he called Home

Stephen Hawking: Returning to the Universe he called Home

Recently the world lost one of the most beloved men of science who constantly questions the universe. Stephen William Hawking passed away at the age of 76 in Cambridge, United Kingdom. The cosmologist was known for his ...
The Writing on the Wall

The Writing on the Wall

When and where did humans develop language? To find out, look deep inside caves, suggests an MIT professor. More precisely, some specific features of cave art may provide clues about how our ...
Recycling Air Pollution to Make Art

Recycling Air Pollution to Make Art

Startup’s system captures particle matter from diesel exhaust and turns it into inks and paints.On a break from his studies in the MIT Media Lab, Anirudh Sharma SM ’14 traveled home to ...
How the brain perceives rhythm

How the brain perceives rhythm

Study finds the brain is biased toward rhythms based on simple integer ratios.Anne Trafton | MIT News OfficeWhen it comes to perceiving music, the human brain is much more tuned in to ...
There's not enough evidence to back the claim that humans originated in Europe

There’s not enough evidence to back the claim that humans originated in Europe

Julien Benoit, University of the WitwatersrandAfrica is not the cradle of humankind: that’s the claim by a group of scientists who’ve just published what they describe as evidence of pre-human remains found ...
racism

If there is only one human race, then why are humans still racist?

[Jakarta, LTTW] We are today, as a globalized humanity, plagued by hate among fellow men, hate upon each other. One form of this manifest hate is fueled by a fear and loathing ...
listening to music

Working With the Music On: How to Pick the Right Music for the Right Task

by Veka Pramesthi This article is a form of response to LTTW’s previous Your Thoughts which raises the question, “Can We Listen to Music Whilst Do Other Things?” The writer, in this ...
Stomu Yamash'ta

Stomu Yamash’ta, The Man from the East

World renowned Percussionist/Zen Music Originator “I must first thank all the musicians who were unknown, never had even the slightest taste of fame and fortune, and still committed to music until they ...