theBrilliance * : What is Maglev ?

theBrilliance * is a fun and educative, discovery segment that focuses on single information such as definitions, meaning and classifications. Legends of magnetic levitation were common in ancient and mediaeval times, and their spread from the Roman world to the Middle East and later to India has been documented by the classical scholar Dunstan Lowe. … Continue reading theBrilliance * : What is Maglev ?

theBrilliance * : What are obelisks?

theBrilliance * is a fun and educative, discovery segment that focuses on single information such as definitions, meaning and classifications. The four-sided, tapered monuments were called tekhenu by the Ancient Egyptians, but we now know them as obelisks—taken from the Greek word obeliskos. Typically placed at the entrances of temples, they are the hallmark of Ancient Egyptian ingenuity … Continue reading theBrilliance * : What are obelisks?