Friday 28th July 2017,
Frontiers Magazine

Browsing the "Going Further" Category


Washington Irving and the rediscovery of the lost centuries of knowledge

The journey of two friends in Spain nearly two centuries ago began a process of rediscovery that continues today: the awakening of Europe’s knowledge of an ancient heritage – and of lost centuries in the history of science. It happened in the spring of 1829, and they were both working in embassies in Madrid, and [...]

March 11, 2013 Howie Firth Going Further 0
Where mountaintop meets infinity

Where mountaintop meets infinity

About the closest we here on Earth can come to touching the sky is atop the arching Karakoram-Kunlun mountain range in south-central Asia. It has the highest road in the world, on a plateau about 6,000 metres above sea level. Hitching a ride northward from Kailas Mountain, the holiest site in western Tibet, over the [...]

March 1, 2013 Kala Perkins Going Further 0