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The Shadow Drawing: How Science Taught Leonardo How to Paint

We cannot understand Leonardo da Vinci unless we see that he was a scientist all through his career, argues Francesca Fiorani in her new book, The Shadow Drawing: How Science Taught Leonardo How to Paint. Fiorani lectured on da Vinci at a Lifetime Learning recorded event in April 2021 and provides answers to audience questions […]

The Latest on Fitness and COVID-19

A year after the first case of COVID-19 was reported in the United States, we still have questions about how to protect ourselves and recover from the virus. Arthur L. Weltman presents the latest studies on exercise and COVID-19. Weltman is a professor in the Department of Kinesiology in the School of Education and Human […]

The Blood Moon

The longest total lunar eclipse in a century takes place on Friday, July 27, during which the moon will turn an eerie shade of red. In her article “The Blood Moon,” Kelsey Johnson, astrophysicist and Associate Professor in the Department of Astronomy, College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Virginia, […]