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Where Science Meets Art

The wreath of human culture is weaved from the fabric of Science and Art. They are the mind and the senses of one society. If one of them is neglected, suppressed, or if they are disconnected from each other, it results in cultural inadequacy, a malady in the soul of the society and thus in the individual. Nowadays, both Science and Art are in a period of great crisis. The technological progress for the last decades was greater than anyone had guessed but it faced one inevitable problem – the pollution and the damage that it caused to the environment. It ruins our only home – planet Earth. In order to sustain its development, Science should go Green, eco-friendly. On the other hand, Arts have ended up in the "cul-de-sac" left by Postmodernism and the devaluation of ideologies and metaphysics. Due to that widespread cynicism, Art has troubles in finding its new manifests. It is lost in the labyrinths of thousands of intricate concepts focused on their local issues while humankind has unprecedented need of a global reunion in order to solve the current environmental and social problems.

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Lightweight, bendy, cheaper – the promise of organic solar panels

Organic 'solar trees', demonstrated at Expo 15 in Milan, Italy, give a glimpse of lightweight, flexible solar cells in action. Image credit - ARMOR/GerArchitektur

The future of solar energy

Today's silicon solar panels are an industry standard, but these rigid, heavy blocks may be shunted aside by plastic rivals – lightweight, flexible solar panels that could be printed and stuck onto buildings or placed in windows or cars, turning light into electricity in locations inaccessible to their heavier cousins.

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Amazing Scientific Facts

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DNA

Have you ever wondered what's the length of information encoded in our genetic memory? One extraordinary way to put it follows like that: there are over 3 billion base pairs of DNA in human genes and over 25,000 genes in the human genome. An entire copy of that genome exists in each of the 10 trillion cells in the human body. If all of that DNA were lined up, it would cover the distance between Earth and the sun 100 times, which is 152.03 million km x 100 = 15,2 billion kilometers.


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Inspirational Quotes

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Henry Miller

"Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such"
― Henry Miller


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As the poet says

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Robert Frost

The Road Not Taken

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

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