Wednesday, November 13, 2019

History

Powers of Ten™ (1977)

Powers of Ten takes us on an adventure in magnitudes. Starting at a picnic by the lakeside...

Personal Portrait: CECILIA PAYNE

BACK WHEN SCIENTISTS BELIEVE THAT THE SUN IS MADE OUT OF HEAVY ELEMENTS, A 25 YEAR OLD STUDENT WROTE A BRILIANT AND...

The History of Silk

Early silk in China The history of sericulture in China is a long one....

The Birth And Death Of Privacy: 3,000 Years of History Told Through 46 Images

Privacy, as we understand it, is only about 150 years old.Humans do have an instinctual desire for...

Histomap: Visualizing the 4,000 Year History of Global Power

Imagine creating a timeline of your country’s whole history stretching back to its inception.  It would be no small...

BIC: The Company Behind the Pen

BIC is a corporation based in France best known for making ballpoint pens. It was founded in 1945...