He was “part scientist, part poet; sometimes proud, sometimes humble…a bundle of marvelous contradictions.” He was a contradiction, perhaps, but that just proves that J. Robert Oppenheimer was more than that; he was human. Any man would struggle with himself due to the nature of his invention and the devastation that it caused. It was simultaneously glorious and regrettable. Never before had an invention been so groundbreaking, so impressive; yet, at the same time so universally and unequivocally destructive and fundamentally evil. So yes, Oppenheimer was proud of contribution to one of the greatest scientific breakthroughs in history.
These men were great artist and their art is greatly recognized today. The Mona Lisa for example is still very famous and people still argue who it actually was that da Vinci had painted. There are even fictional characters that were named after these men such as the TMNT which shows that they are still remembered in certain ways. England is also one of the countries that was greatly affected by the Renaissance. It is especially known for one of its greatest authors, William Shakespeare.
Book Review of Brunelleschi’s Dome The Renaissance is painted with so much more than elegant artwork scattered throughout the ancient walls of Italy, but stories rich in culture, treachery, brilliance and innovation as well. One of which was the story of the dome of the Cathedral of Florence, an unfinished masterpiece that was too big a task to complete for near a century. It wasn’t until a brilliant mathematician found a solution that would herald a new age of architecture and beauty to Florence. Ross King tells the true story of Fillipo Brunelleschi and his astonishing quest to complete one of the biggest and most dangerous undertakings in Florentine history. King’s story unveils Brunelleschi as more than just a builder, but a genius, and
This essay will outline the good and the bad things he has done to China during his time as emperor. Qin Shi Huangdi was a skilled person who had many amazing plans and projects for the future. Some of them were made possible but his intention of staying ruler for 10,000 generations never came true. At that time he had the power to do anything to China and one of his biggest goals were to unify the whole of China. He made many outstanding creations and rules for China that are still their and are still being used.
He actually risked his life and tried to triple his IQ, by going through a surgery. He was also cheated and was not told that there wasn’t enough research in that area. The saddest and worst effect was that he will always remember being a brilliant genius but he will never get the chance to be on again. That is just a little bit compared to the other sad things he went through, but that is why I am against him having the
He was truly a genius with all the machines he built that were way before his time. I never would of thought that architects would have as many rivals as he did but when your as good as he was a lot of people would be jealous. One thing that amazed me was how long all the models and pieces of the dome took to build. Also since they didn’t have planes of course to ship the materials they needed it took forever and shipping materials overseas was dangerous back then too for example when they had to get the marble shipped over. I couldn’t imagine devoting most of my life to building a dome.
In 1539 a physician and anatomist by the name of Andreas Vesalius made an significant discovery that changed the understanding of human anatomy forever. During the Renaissance, many people still believed and were taught the Ancient Roman philosopher Galen's ideas about the human body, and these teachings were unchallenged for hundreds of years. Vesalius was one of the few doctors of his time to make his own discoveries instead of blindly following ancient diagrams. He dissected human bodies and made detailed anatomical diagrams that proved the Ancient doctor's ideas to in fact be wrong. The immediate effects of Vesalius' discovery were that surgeries became more successful due to a better understanding of anatomy, doctors now had accurate diagrams of where each organ was located in the body, and a greater understanding of the human bone structure.
The Faces of Diego Rivera Diego Rivera was a great artist; critics compared him to the great Michelangelo a true Renaissance man. This comparison allows us to see what an accomplished artist he was and how significant his artwork was to the art world as well as the general public. Rivera’s artwork was very well known; his uniqueness separated him from other artist of his era even though he was known to have some links to communism. One of Diego Rivera’s finest work of art was The Flower Vender (Girl with Lilies) painted in 1941. The painting was painted in oil on Masonite.
Tom Clancy is a civilian genius that knows more about top-secret weapons systems than the men who designed them. It is because of his gripping story lines, and powerful descriptions of battle scenes that have drawn me, along with millions of other people to his master works of art. Ironically Clancy’s dream
Benjamin Franklin “Life’s tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.” This quote comes from the most wise men in history, Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin is known for many inventions throughout his life such as electricity, his interest in the lightening rod, and the bifocals. Throughout his life, he had been through many hardships, but he was also a very smart man for his time. Little would we know, Benjamin Franklin would have such a huge impact on our lives not only by inventing very many different things, but also teaching us things about some of the things he went through in his life. Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on Milk Street on January 6,1706.