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. If you question this, try stabbing your brain repeatedly with a kitchen knife, and see what happens to your consciousness. But nobody – scientist or philosopher – can even begin to explain how the linkage works. Twenty years ago a young Australian philosopher called this the Hard Problem 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.