Once derided by Albert Einstein as “spooky action at a distance”, entanglement demonstrates how some particles are so deeply linked that observing one has an effect on the other, even though they may be separated widely. Photograph: AP Photo/File

Thousands of years ago people made up stories to explain the world. Myths describing the changing seasons often became dogma, morphing into religion. (...)

Colour bomber: Brian O’Doherty. Photograph: George Tatge

Brian O’Doherty is a curious man. He was a leading conceptual artist in 1960s New York, and his painting and sculpture are held by the Irish Museum of(...)

Perhaps not too many of those who pass through Dublin’s central bus station, Busáras, would be aware that the eye-catching mosaics that adorn t(...)

Circle of life: Patrick Scott in his studio. Photograph: Kevin Dunne

Throughout the past 70 years or so Patrick Scott, who died today at the age of 93, wove his way through the intricacies of Irish cultural life (...)

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