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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.
Dec 27, 2014 11:43 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
From a mysterious Greek tomb to revelations about King Richard, 2014 was a big year for big finds.
Dec 22, 2014 05:27 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Earthquakes rattle Florence, raising concerns over the safety of Michelangelo's David. Continue reading →
Dec 12, 2014 10:25 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
Amateurish drawings on a 2,400-year-old coffin likely reflected a dearth of master painters in Egypt.
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.
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.
Jun 14, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Found in the sarcophagus of a Renaissance princess, a black soldier fly raises new questions about the insect's path from America to Europe. →
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