The Ghent Altarpiece closed. Credit: Copyright holder, Saint-Bavo’s Cathedral, www.lukasweb.be – Art in Flanders; photo Dominique Provost. Artificial intelligence has been used to analyze high-resolution digital x-ray images of the world-famous Ghent Altarpiece, as part of an investigative project led by UCL. The finding is expected to improve our understanding […]

This 1944 view of Saturn as seen from its largest moon, Titan, is one of Chesley Bonestell’s most famous paintings. The artist used his knowledge of astronomy to depict the ringed planet at the correct angular size for Titan’s orbital distance. (Credit: Courtesy Bonestell LLC.) Over the last half century, […]