Author Archives: Inga Külmoja

Aldus Manutius: Italics, the Semicolon, and Pocket Books

Learn about the invention of italics, the semicolon, and portable pocket-sized books. Continue reading

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Kristiina Ehin: How to Explain My Language to You

Get to know famous Estonian author Kristiina Ehin through two of her beautiful poems. Continue reading

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What Is the Origin of the Slavs?

An extensive genome-scale study confirms that the “Slavicization” of Europe was about linguistic rather than genetic transformation. Continue reading

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University Will Not Make You Wise

Why study at university? Professor Mihhail Lotman gives some surprising answers. Continue reading

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Summer Interview with Top Ecologist Aveliina Helm

Read a summer interview with the top ecologist Aveliina Helm. Continue reading

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Six Myths Keeping Estonian Girls Out of IT

A study by University of Tartu researchers and Skype dispels six myths that keep women in Estonia out of IT. Continue reading

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Your Personality Shapes How You React to Eye Contact

Find out how our personality shapes our reaction to eye contact on the brain level. Continue reading

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