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John Hersey, Hiroshima and the End of World

John Hersey, Hiroshima and the End of World

Whether you’re reading this with your morning coffee, just after lunch or on the late shift in the wee small hours of the morning, it’s 100 seconds to midnight. That’s just over a minute and a half. And that should be completely unnerving. It’s the closest to that witching hour we’ve...

Reinventing Museums for the Digital Generation

Reinventing Museums for the Digital Generation

Penn Museum Director Julian Siggers is leading a digital transformation of the institution to make it relevant to younger generations. Museums are reinventing themselves to keep abreast with the times and stay relevant in a digital world. The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and...

Bringing History Alive With Color

Bringing History Alive With Color

Colorized photographs help bring history to life. Here’s how. When we think about history, it’s usually in black and white. Because color photography did not become mainstream until later in the 20th century, despite first being attempted as early as 1861, our visual aesthetic of the past is...

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