Ernst Haeckel: The Great Nature "Plagiator"

Ernst Haeckel: The Great Nature “Plagiator”

There’s a scientific illustration book entitled "Art Forms in Nature" by Ernst Haeckel which depicted the mysteriousness shrouding the siphonophore - the "hidden" beauty of nature. Although it is an old book, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Dreamer, Jane Goodall

The Dreamer, Jane Goodall

[Jakarta, LTTW] The presence of animals and plants is unquestionably essential for the continuation of life as we know it. Imagine if lions were wiped out from African savannah; it would adversely ...
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 ...