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Jan 15, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A masterpiece of workmanship, the Lenox Globe measures 4.4 inches across and the hollow copper sphere is engraved in almost microscopic detail.
Jan 7, 2015 03:50 PM ET // Discovery News
Beethoven's irregular heartbeat may have found its way into some of his most emotional works.
Dec 22, 2014 05:27 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Earthquakes rattle Florence, raising concerns over the safety of Michelangelo's David. Continue reading →
Nov 26, 2014 12:30 PM ET // AFP
A copy of the first compilation of the Bard's plays published in 1623, has been discovered in the library of a small town in northern France.
Oct 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sounds thought to have been supernatural, such as echoes in caves and canyons, appear to have inspired many early artists. Continue reading →
Oct 9, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The elegant shape of the violin evolved over a period of 400 years, largely due to the influence of four prominent families of instrument makers, a new study finds.
Oct 8, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Ice Age art in Indonesia includes the oldest known figurative cave painting, challenging the view that Europe was the birthplace of art.
Sep 5, 2014 03:10 PM ET // AFP
Reclusive son of a Nazi-era art dealer who amassed a giant secret collection snuck a Monet with him into the German hospital where he died in May.
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