Program: NOVA | Type: Clip | Aired: 2019-11-13
How did Leonardo da Vinci Paint the “Mona Lisa”?
To master Mona Lisa’s form, da Vinci carefully studied the human eye and mouth—and he dissected at least 30 human bodies.
Camera technology is revolutionizing the study of animals—without them even noticing.
Is violence actually declining? If so, why? And can we build a more peaceful future?
Discover the science behind Leonardo da Vinci's masterpieces—and Mona Lisa's iconic smile.
New technologies unravel the Dead Sea Scrolls’ mysteries and uncover million-dollar fakes.