Some simple observations about the universe seem to contradict basic physics. Solving these paradoxes could change the way we think about the cosmos.
Mind and brain are closely linked. â€œIf you question this, try stabbing your brain repeatedly with a kitchen knife, and see what happens to your consciousness.â€ But nobody â€” scientist or philosopher â€” can even begin to explain how the linkage works. Twenty years ago a young Australian philosopher called this the â€œHard Problemâ€ of consciousness, and the name has stuck: Why, and how, do we have self-awareness?
This Iranian photographer is tired of explaining life in Iran. So she captures everyday life to show people instead.