Thunderbolts and lightning
Fire in the sky has always exerted a hold on our imagination, even as early scientists unlocked the secrets of atmospheric electricity.
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Southern Italy’s centuries-long dancing mania
How the symptom of a terrifying sickness became a lively folk dance in southern Italy.
Titans in the landscape
How electromagnetic therapy inspired me
Poet Sarah James explores how repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation treated her depression and influenced her art.