This year marks the 500-year anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, and even all these years later, we look at his work and admire his capacity to observe and create. His work is also the pinnacle of the intersection of art and science, and Ben Shneiderman, a professor of computer science at the University of Maryland, points this out in his latest article on The Conversation. “[Da Vinci] was able to compare the speed of a bird’s wing movement downwards and upwards.
Under new rules, Navy pilots and sailors are urged to be even more careful in tracking what they see in the sky and reporting unidentified flying objects. Is this because of an increasing concern about alien spacecrafts visiting Earth? Iain Boyd, a professor of aerospace engineering at the University of Michigan, says probably not in his most recent piece on The Conversation.
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