The alchemism of modern physics

In his international bestseller, A brief history of time, the most famous physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, stated that the last/final matryoshka doll in the field of Physics has been unpacked – Planck’s Constant. With this accomplished, he … Read the rest

Oscar-entered movie hints at Brazil’s underlying racism

A poster advertising the movie
A poster advertising the movie

by Peter Debruge

Tucked among the 76 submissions competing for this year’s Oscar foreign-language prize is a film quite unlike any that has previously represented Brazil, whose cinematic output has been more directly associated with … Read the rest

Ben Affleck succeeds Christian Bale as Batman

Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck

US actor Ben Affleck will replace Christian Bale in the next Batman film, Warner Bros. Pictures said.

Affleck will appear in a Batman-Superman mega flick slated for release in 2015 that follows on the heels of this summer’s … Read the rest