India: Marriage of science and spirituality   — A Traveller’s Wish List (Reblog)

The advances made by seers of yore in India are inspirational for all those who are making a mark in the cutting-edge fields of science and technology

India: Marriage of science and spirituality   — A Traveller’s Wish List

34 Fascinating Photos of Nikola Tesla — Yesterday Today (Reblog)

Nikola Tesla (10 July [O.S. 28 June] 1856 – 7 January 1943) was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system. Born and raised in the Austrian Empire, Tesla studied engineering and physics in the 1870s without […]

34 Fascinating Photos of Nikola Tesla — Yesterday Today

Renaissance Science – XXIII — The Renaissance Mathematicus (Reblog)

Without doubt, one of the most eccentric and certainly one of the most controversial figures of the entire Early Modern period was the iconoclastic Swiss physician Theophrastus von Hohenheim (c. 1493–1541), more popularly known as Paracelsus. Trying to write about Paracelsus is complicated by the fact that he is the source of numerous myths and […]

Renaissance Science – XXIII — The Renaissance Mathematicus

CIA Releases All Their UFO X Files — Watts Up With That? (Reblog)

The CIA has finally surrendered after decades of FOI requests from UFO enthusiasts, and handed over all their records (minus a bunch of redactions).

CIA Releases All Their UFO X Files — Watts Up With That?

The man who printed the world of plants — The Renaissance Mathematicus (Reblog)

Abraham Ortelius (1527–1598) is justifiably famous for having produced the world’s first modern atlas, that is a bound, printed, uniform collection of maps, his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Ortelius was a wealthy businessman and paid for the publication of his Theatrum out of his own pocket, but he was not a printer and had to employ […]

The man who printed the world of plants — The Renaissance Mathematicus