Culture

Seoul’s Experimental Libraries

Jorge Carrión

If all the information we need is already available on the internet, what can libraries offer? Four libraries in Seoul use books to generate physical experiences that dispense with screens.

Technology

The error in the digital era

Ferran Esteve

A review of glitch art, wrongly-programmed algorithms and the philosophy of Silicon Valley to rethink the promise of digital perfection.

Science

The Quantum Sense IV: Why?

Marta García-Matos

Quantum physics questions several of the intuitive conceptions that we construct following daily interaction with the physical world to make sense of it. One of the most profound is causality, because quantum physics shows that an event can exist without any cause.

quantum physics

Science

The Quantum Sense IV: Why?

Marta García-Matos

Quantum physics questions several of the intuitive conceptions that we construct following daily interaction with the physical world to make sense of it. One of the most profound is causality, because quantum physics shows that an event can exist without any cause.

Science

The Quantum Sense II: Paradoxes

Marta García-Matos

In the history of quantum physics, three types of paradoxes exist: those that challenge classical physics, those that challenge intuition and common sense, and those that challenge quantum physics itself.

Science

The Quantum Sense

Marta García-Matos

Quantum physics highlights the need for nonsensical humour to give sense to the world: from G. K. Chesterton at his sharpest to the Douglas Adams at his most inquisitive.

Science

Storytelling

The Elementary Bestiary

Tamara Vázquez Schröder

Rather than giving you a standard introduction to the modern formulation of particle physics, we are going to take a historical approach.