Smithsonian Books: July 2014
Leonardo da Vinci was one of history's true geniuses, equally brilliant as an artist, scientist, and mathematician. Readers of The Da Vinci Code
were given a glimpse of the mysterious connections between math, science, and Leonardo's art. Math and the Mona Lisa
picks up where The Da Vinci Code
left off, illuminating Leonardo's life and work to uncover connections that, until now, have been known only to scholars.
B lent Atalay, a distinguished scientist and artist, examines the science and mathematics that underlie Leonardo's work, paying special attention to the prop... View More...