March 26, 2018
Walters Art Museum Art of the Day: Portrait of Gerolamo Mercuriale

February 26, 2017
On 26 February 1616, Galileo Galilei was formally banned and banished by the Roman Catholic Church for teaching and defending the opinion that the Earth orbits the Sun.

October 2, 2016
Andreas Vesalius died on 2 October 1564 at age 49.

May 5, 2016
A team of eminent specialists from a variety of academic disciplines has coalesced around a goal of creating new insight into the life and genius of Leonardo da Vinci by means of authoritative new research and modern detective technologies, including DNA science.

September 11, 2015
Italian naturalist and antiquarian Ulisse Aldrovandi was born in Bologna on 11 September 1522.

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