Instead of looking at individual biosignatures, a new dynamic framework suggests that studying atmospheric seasons may be the key for detecting alien life on exoplanets.
How the PLATO system, a pre-internet online platform that first came to life at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in the 1960s, quietly fostered some of the first digital natives.
Multimedia and animation team Jyun Jyun and missTANGQ present a dreamscape of supple ink paintings and stop-motion animation.
Artist Yiannis Biliris’ take on Plato takes us out of the cave and onto the screen.
A simulated apple can't feed anybody, and other reality checks by a philosopher and a cognitive scientist.
Painter Daniel Mullen is striving to paint an illusion... of an illusion.
Nuclear War Now! Productions' bestial new signee gets philosophical.
A chronological list of 30 McKenna-related books, ideas, people, and other things that combine Terence McKenna's attraction toward history, his focus on memes, and his perspective that "the world is made of language."
Check out Baltimore artist Ben McNutt's queer perspective on wrestling in issue 24 of 'MATTE' magazine, available now.
Inspired by Plato's theory that each planet has its own unique sonic tone, "Timée" strives to create "new music of the spheres."
Over the course of books such as How the Irish Saved Civilization, Sailing the Wine-Dark Seas, and Mysteries of the Middle Ages, historian Thomas Cahill has done more for making ancient history readable and entertaining than all the cobweb-covered...