Have you ever thought about how 3D images work? And how the modern applications create so lifelike, precise images about an object? The development of holography and the process of creating 3D images links to a Hungarian scientist, Dénes Gábor, who got a Nobel Prize for his pioneer inventions in 1971. Read more about his life and his outstanding scientific achievements.
Have you ever thought about how your auditory system works? How the heard information from your surrounding reach your brain? The first important discoveries about the mechanism of ear were made by a Hungarian scientist, György Békésy, whose scientific results defined our present knowledge of the auditory perceptions. Read more about his life and achievements, for which he received Nobel Prize in 1961.
On April 11 Hungarians celebrate National Poetry Day and its literary tradition isn’t so familiar among international student or foreign people living in Hungary. First for fun, but later for building a bridge between cultures, Owen Good decided to translate contemporary work like poems written by Hungarian poets Renátó Fehér or Krisztina Tóth.
At Easter, the family tables are always filled with all sorts of mouth-watering dishes and delicacies. From spicy hams and boiled eggs to various tasty desserts, Easter also has its own tradition in the Hungarian cuisine. But what makes an Easter breakfast so special and what are the most typical Hungarian dishes on the table during Easter?
World Poetry Day was on 21th March and we celebrated culture, reading and writing poems all around the world. The aim of the UNESCO recognised event is to support linguistic diversity with sharing famous poems or even sharing our own. To celebrate together, we asked the international Alumni Volunteer team of 34 people speaking 23 different languages what their favourite poems are and why they like them.
March 15 is one of the three national holidays in Hungary (October 23 and August 20 are the other two): it commemorates the Revolution of 1848 and today it symbolizes national independence and democracy. Here is a review of its historical origins and the related traditions we still follow today.