Living with your partner: challenges and solutions
Communication is the key in a relationship. If your partner cannot understand what you are going through he or she will never be able to give you the empathy or sympathy you need.
10 reasons why “alone time” is important
“If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage. These things are rarely produced by committees. Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and conscience in a room by himself.” ― Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 Part II: Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz
We have always been and always will be curious whether there are Earth-like planets somewhere in our Universe and whether there is life as we know it on these other planets as well. We have always been fascinated by the starry sky and have invested lots of time (later, also money) to investigate the frontiers that lie beyond our imagination. With the discovery of the first exoplanet - named 51 Pegasi b, which Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz announced on a conference in Florence, Italy, on 6th of October, 1995, the astrophysical revolution was born.
Nobel Prize in Physics, 2019 Part I: James Peebles
The foundations of physical cosmology were set in the 1960s and by the mid of the 1980s, these foundations gloriously transformed into a palace of knowledge for our Universe. Large portion of the relevant theories were developed by James Peebles who, with his creative and bold questioning of the Universe’s structure and history, set the cosmological field on the Physics map and paved the way for a new world of knowledge, freed from the chains of legends and myths. This year, for his life-long dedication and “contribution to our understanding of the evolution of the universe”, James Peebles is awarded one half of the Nobel Prize in Physics.
The beauty, philosophy, and spirituality behind the Chinese ink wash painting
With its large palette of ink strokes, thickness of lines, and large empty spaces, ink wash painting focused on catching the "spirit" or the "essence" of the portrayed object, rather than its exact form. The literati were very often traditional scholars and alongside their painting skills, they also learned extensively about poetry, music and musical instruments, calligraphy, strategy games, and seal art. Thus, for them ink wash painting was more than just a painting form. It was in a way a form of a philosophy, of spirituality; it was an artistic era in which the artist was showing his admiration and modest understanding of the universe...
Can you create a home far away from home?
Since the people back where you come from have started to treat you as a foreigner, and the people in the country where you are currently residing have always been treating you as a foreigner - and most likely will continue to treat you as one - is there a way that you can create for yourself a home far away from home?