Łukasz Lamża

is a philosopher of nature who writes popular scientific articles, particularly in “Tygodnik Powszechny”. He’s specifically trained in astrophysics and cosmology, but fortunately he sometimes comes down to Earth.
(Meta)physics
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Outer Space

(Meta)physics

The more science helps us explain the world, the less we need our imaginations. But fantasizing is an important pastime, so let’s embark on a bold journey to the very edge of modern physics. 
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Baby Earth, Infant Sun
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Science

Baby Earth, Infant Sun

What analogies and metaphors might be useful in describing the processes of planets and stars in our solar system?
Łukasz Lamża
A Quadrillion Joules in a Biscuit
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Science

A Quadrillion Joules in a Biscuit

A physicist answers one of the pressing questions of our time: how much energy is there in a biscuit?
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Heart of Stone
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Science

Heart of Stone

Many creation stories describe how man was made from clay. We treat such stories as ancient myths, yet according to some chemists and biologists, life may have indeed come from clay minerals.
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Everything Is Snow
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Science

Everything Is Snow

With a head full of astrophysics and the help of a certain method called ‘abstraction’, it’s possible to suggest that everything – including you, Dear Reader – is snow.
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The Dilemma of an Electron
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Science

The Dilemma of an Electron

Panpsychists believe that everything, no matter how small, has consciousness. This micro-perspective extends to the most fundamental level of physics.
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Everybody Burns
Soul + Body
The Four Elements

Everybody Burns

Right now, there are over 10,000 active fires worldwide. In fact, you, Dear Reader, are burning too, and it might not be such a bad thing...
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Of Apes and Automobiles
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Dreams and Visions

Of Apes and Automobiles

Will today’s cars soon be replaced by autonomous vehicles? Technically it’s possible, but there are other obstacles.
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