Why do we mourn people we don't know?

The death of Queen Elizabeth II has prompted public displays of grief around the world—from public gatherings at Buckingham Palace in London, and condolences from world leaders, to individuals reflecting on social media ...

Modern porous material resembles XIV Century Alhambra mosaic

Scientists from Spain and the U.S. have synthesized an unprecedented metal-organic-framework (MOF) that contains a perfectly linear bridging chain showing a beautiful resemblance with an XIV century Islamic mosaic of the ...

New method for reconstructing long-gone historic buildings in 3D

Researchers from Murcia and Valencia (Spain) have recreated the palace that belonged to Ambassador Vich, a Gothic-Renaissance jewel that was demolished in the 19th Century. The technique, which uses historical and archaeological ...

Her majesty's secret

One of the greatest cliches uttered about her majesty Queen Elizabeth II is that in 60 years of reigning over us, "she has never put a foot wrong". This may well be true, but how do we know? What do we really know about how ...

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