Puvis de Chavannes Artist Spotlight

Puvis de Chavannes was born Pierre-Cecile Puvis de Chavannes in 1824. As a young student, he had planned to follow…

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Afrovenator Jurassic Predator

Afrovenator lived in North Africa in the middle of Jurassic Period, 167 to 161 million years ago. Housed at the…

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Sofonisba Anguissola Distinctive Female Painter

Sofonisba Anguissola was unusual in her day for being a trained female painter during the Renaissance who had court standing…

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Tracing Insect Evolution with Fossils

The first insects appeared on Earth roughly 480 million years ago. They are thought to have evolved from crustaceans. The…

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