Universes Hidden In Broad Daylight
Ignasi Torrent | Àlex Gómez-Marín
The growing popularity of virtual reality, and the metaverse in particular, invites us to critically rethink the vague contours of what we call reality.
When The Brain Sleeps
Advances in neuroscience have improved our understanding of sleep and its importance for physical and mental functioning.
Anil Seth: “Reality is a controlled hallucination”
A conversation with the neuroscientist about the nature of consciousness, how it can be studied and the implications of understanding it.
What if Your Mood Depends on the Bacteria in Your Gut?
The gut microbiota plays a key role in this continuous dialogue between the gut and the brain.
The space of possible minds
If our experience is limited to our own bodies, how can we think about non-human minds?
What insects think about
Javier A. Canteros
Have we been dismissive in our reckoning of insect intelligence? Studies of their cognitive abilities reveal a surprising mind.
Are Viruses Alive?
Roc Jiménez de Cisneros | Serafín Álvarez
A conversation between two artists to explore the limits of language and the taxonomies of life.
The cosmos on a dust particle
César Reyes Nájera | Ethel Baraona Pohl
Most of everything that makes up the universe is unknown to us. Can we speculate about what human perception of dark matter would be like?
Tentacular brains, the sadness of a ficus and the limits of anthropocentrism
Jose Valenzuela Ruiz
How can we understand the idea of intelligence in a plant or an octopus by means of our human consciousness?
A short Big History of almost everything
Big History is an attempt to explain, in a unified way, the history of the cosmos, the Earth, life and humanity based on science and the scientific method.
Schrödinger’s Cat Visits Spain
Enric Pérez Canals
About when Erwin Schrödinger published an article and taught two lectures in Spain and about the meaning of the question and the metaphor in popular science.
Quantum, the experiment continues
Arnau Riera | Miquel Taverna | María Medem | Odil Bright | Martí Sales
We propose a game in which several authors take a creative approach to this discipline.