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Bronze Casting: The Lost Wax Technique

As part of my unit on the history of chemistry, I wanted my students to experience an ancient art. I have written before that, in my opinion, there were three major threads that led to modern chemistry: Greek Matter theories (more on that in my next post), Alchemy, and Artisans. 1,829 more words

Critics about Virgin of the Rocks by Leonardo

It has been 3 years I am interested to examine The Virgin of the Rocks; first version in Musée du Louvre and second version in National Gallery, that these paintings made by Leonardo da Vinci. 200 more words


Motivational quote for July 3rd 2015

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. Leonardo da Vinci


Leonardo da Vinci's Old Villa in Tuscany is up for sale

That’s right, you can own the home that Leonardo da Vinci once dwelled in.  The villa in Tuscany was recently listed on the market, and expectations are that it will fetch between $5-$10 million. 58 more words


The Gas Mask

Leonardo Da Vinci, is said to have originated the respirator concept when he suggested that a finely woven cloth be dipped in water to protect sailors from a toxic powder weapon he had created, but on July 2nd 1850, Benjamin Lane of Cambridge in the county of Middlesex and State of Massachusetts received the first U.S. 481 more words

Leonardo da Vinci - skice

Leonardo da Vinci je zapamćen kao čovjek širokog spektra interesovanja – umjetnosti, arhitekture, kartografije, matematike, književnosti, inženjeringa, anatomije, geologije, muzike, kiparstva, botanike i nauke.

Iako je Leonardo namjeravao objaviti svoje crteže kao ilustrirovanu raspravu o anatomiji čovjeka, kada je umro u 1519. 67 more words