• Unlocking The Power: How Lithium Batteries Achieve High Energy Density
    by Elle Gellrich on September 20, 2023 at 7:02 pm

    Lithium-ion batteries have become an indispensable part of our modern lives, powering everything from our smartphones to electric vehicles and even the renewable energy grid. Their widespread adoption is due in large part to their impressive energy density, which allows them to store a substantial amount of energy in a compact and lightweight form. In [...]

  • Seven World War II-era restitutions originating from the Collection Grünbaum
    by Unknown on September 20, 2023 at 5:45 pm

    A total of seven artworks by Austrian Expressionist Egon Leo Adolf Ludwig Schiele once owned by Franz Friedrich 'Fritz' Grünbaum will be handed over in a public ceremony livestreamed today from  the office of the New York District Attorney's Office in Manhattan at 15:00 EST.Each of the artworks were voluntarily relinquished by the Museum of Modern Art and the Morgan Library in New York, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art (California) and the […]

  • quantum mechanics -- 9/20/23
    on September 20, 2023 at 7:00 am

    Today's selection -- from The Rigor of Angels by William Egginton. The mysteries of one of the most important breakthroughs in physics--quantum mechanics: “For all its astonishing, mind-bending complexity--for all its blurry cats, entangled particles, buckyballs, and Bell's inequalities--quantum mechanics ultimately boils down to one core mystery. This mystery found its best expression in the letter Heisenberg wrote to Pauli in the fevered […]

  • The physics of music
    by Aeon Video on September 21, 2023 at 10:01 am

    By turning a hose, concrete and jelly into trumpets, this video melds science, history and art to explain the physics of music - by Aeon Video Watch at Aeon

  • Online Dating: Does Education Matter?
    on January 13, 2017 at 6:51 pm

    Online daters are most likely to contact people with the same level of education as them, but are less fussy about an intellectual match as they get older, according to new research.

  • Back to the Future: A Glimpse into the Future of Technology
    by ID Blogger on September 13, 2023 at 3:00 pm

    October 21: Happy “Back to the Future Day” Back to the Future: A Glimpse into the Future of Technology October 21: “Back to the Future Day”. “Back to the Future,” directed by Robert Zemeckis and released in 1985, is a beloved science fiction film that took audiences on a time-traveling adventure. Beyond its entertaining storyline and memorable characters, the movie also offered a glimpse into the future of technology. While some of […]

  • RISD Continuing Education Unlocks Your Creative Potential With 7 Online Certificates
    by RISD on September 21, 2023 at 10:03 am

    RISD Continuing Education is excited to continue its online adult art and design learning. This fall, students from around the world can engage in fully asynchronous courses, which offer opportunities to explore new areas of interest, cultivate their creative potential, or develop new skills. For students interested in taking their learning to the next level, RISD CE now offers seven fully online certificate programs for adults: Animation […]

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  • Cinema Foundation’s Jackie Brenneman Discusses 2023 National Cinema Day
    by J. Sperling Reich on August 23, 2023 at 12:46 am

    Even after the first ever National Cinema Day attracted over 8.1 million moviegoers throughout North America on 3 September of last year, it was not a foregone conclusion that the initiative would become an annual event. However, the lingering question about the future of National Cinema Day was answered on Monday when its organizer, TheRead More The post Cinema Foundation’s Jackie Brenneman Discusses 2023 National Cinema Day appeared first on […]

  • From the Archives: An Interview with Gerhard Demetz
    by Nastia Voynovskaya on May 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    It is often said that children are privy to a certain wisdom inaccessible to adults, that their naivete allows them to gaze at the world without the cynicism that comes from a long time of living in it. In his large-scale wood sculptures, Italian artist Gehard Demetz presents children as powerful figures — knowing, self-aware and bold. A master craftsman, Demetz creates his compositions within a surrealist framework, portraying his subjects […]