"A human being is part of a whole called by us the Universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself,  his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty." Albert Einstein

Inner space: How gaming technology is opening up the atomic world

Einstein called the idea that humans are separate from the world an ‘optical illusion’. A team of scientists, computer programmers, educators and artists in Bristol, UK, are hoping that their Nano Simbox will change our perspectives, and our minds.

Read the article in full, in the latest edition of Amaphiko Magazine.

 

 

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