Category: essence

  • Mandelbrot coffee…

    Mandelbrot coffee…

    Nature keeps on repeating itself. And fractals are one of the best ways of showing that. In the nothing I made coffee. And the shapes developed on its surface were very much like the Mandelbrot shape one can see in almost all the chaos theory textbooks. Take a look… What does that mean? I don’t […]

  • Colour. And shape…

    Colour. And shape…

    There are hundreds of thousands of distinct colors and shapes that a person can distinguish visually, but how does the brain process all of this information? Scientists previously believed that the visual system initially encodes shape and color with different sets of neurons and then combines them much later. But a new study from Salk […]

  • Past & Future… The link we do not see…

    Past & Future… The link we do not see…

    Ancient rocks provide clues to Earth’s early history: A research team has provided compelling evidence for significant ocean oxygenation before the GOE, on a larger scale and to greater depths than previously recognized. (1) Looking for the past in rocks. Because we see the history as something solid. Written on stone. Fooled by the phenomena […]

  • Draw… you.

    Draw… you.

    It’s the archetypal child’s drawing – family, pet, maybe a house and garden, and the child themselves. Yet, how do children represent themselves in their drawings, and does this representation alter according to who will look at the picture? A research found that children’s expressive drawings of themselves vary according to the authority of and […]

  • Touching. Something you can never do…

    Touching. Something you can never do…

    Touching. The most essential of the senses. We touch to see. We touch to feel. We touch to know. We touch to love. And yet… What do we touch but mere boundaries? Limits of things, the touch of which tells us nothing. That table. It is more than its outer boundaries. It is a place […]