Leonardo da Vinci

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci the ‘true Renaissance man’ never stopped a day in his life. Leonardo’s ambition and obsession with understanding everything inspired such great masterpiece works that his genius is unparalleled by artists, inventors, and scientists even today. Between his blueprints for industrial scale machinery, paintings of the most life-like portraits, and natural philosophy of […]

Mysterium Cosmographicum

Mysterium Cosmographicum by Johannes Kepler

Mysterium Cosmographicum (The Secret of the Universe) by Johannes Kepler Famous 17th Century astronomer Johannes Kepler brought us the idea of the ellipse. But how did he come to this conclusion? Kepler’s research contained within Mysterium Cosmographicum explains how he once viewed the solar system in a much different way before he accidentally discovered the […]