Friday 24th March 2017,
Frontiers Magazine

Browsing the "Going Further" Category

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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