Leonardo da Vinci’s wide-ranging work influenced many scientists and artists who came after him. But Penn State art professor B. Stephen Carpenter II is probably one of a few who was especially inspired by the work the great Italian thinker did on the wrong side of the law. “Historically, Leonardo da Vinci went to morgues illegally to draw cadavers and use his art to understand anatomy,” he pointed out. However, Da Vinci ultimately used that access for the good of others. And the way he combined his creative talents and scientific genius in this and other work helped shape Carpenter’s
The Big Ten unbeaten ranks took a hit with Nebraska stunning No. 7 Michigan State. Previously unbeaten LSU (Alabama), TCU (Oklahoma State) and Memphis (Navy) also went down in the wildest weekend of the season.
“What did you see on Nebraska’s touchdown play?” [ MORE: Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Gerry DiNardo explains ruling | Hear from Mark Dantonio & Mike Riley | Huskers.com: Social media reaction ] “Did you get an explanation on the last play?” “Did you see the replay?” Mark Dantonio got plenty of questions about Nebraska’s game-winning 30-yard touchdown with 17 seconds left, which led to a devastating 39-38 loss for the Spartans on Saturday night. “Controversial play at the end,” Dantonio said. “They should have never been down there in the first place.” Dantonio’s entire opening statement and his
Don’t expect people to stop talking about the late controversial call in the Michigan State at Nebraska game Saturday night for quite some time. [ MORE: Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Gerry DiNardo explains ruling | Hear from Mark Dantonio & Mike Riley | Huskers.com: Social media reaction ] If you missed it, Nebraska wide receiver Brandon Reilly stepped out of bounds and came back in to catch the go-ahead and eventual game-winning touchdown in the final seconds at Memorial Stadium. The play was reviewed, but the call on the field stood, despite Reilly clearly going out of
What a week of Big Ten football! [ MORE: Best of Week 10 | Week 10 scores | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Power Rankings | What Tom Dienhart learned | Week 10 picks revisited | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Watch Christian Hackenberg pass drill ump | New Week 10 uniform designs | Mini LEGO stadiums | View your team’s homepage ] Fans were treated to crazy finishes, upset victories, and several outstanding individual performances. Who had the most impressive performance? Well, that’s what I’m here to
Before we turn our attention to Week 11, it's time to revisit how the BTN.com team, Northwestern beat writer Henry Bushnell and Big Ten fans did with their Week 10 Big Ten game predictions.
Nebraska has been oh so close in so many games this season. This time, at home, against No. 7 Michigan State, the Huskers finally got the break they had been waiting for.
Another week of Big Ten football. Another wild, crazy finish. [ MORE: Week 10 scores | Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Gerry DiNardo explains ruling | Hear from Mark Dantonio & Mike Riley ] This one came in Saturday night’s Nebraska vs. Michigan State game. Tommy Armstrong found Brandon Reilly for a 30-yard touchdown pass that went under review but was ultimately ruled a score, giving Nebraska a memorable 39-38 win over No. 7 Michigan State. Following the incredible finish, Huskers coach Mike Riley celebrated with his team in the locker room, and Nebraska’s video team caught it
The first week of November featured several new Big Ten football uniform designs. [ MORE: Best of Week 10 | Week 10 scores | Week 10 picks revisited | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats | Dienhart: Iowa isn’t going away, America | Watch Nebraska celebrate in locker room | Watch Christian Hackenberg pass drill ump | New Week 10 uniform designs | Mini LEGO stadiums | View your team’s homepage ] With Veteran’s Day on Wednesday, Indiana and Iowa wore patriotic helmet designs to celebrate the holiday. But it might have been another helmet design that made the
It wasn’t always fancy, it wasn’t always pretty … but in the end, it was effectively spectacular for the Hawkeyes. Welcome to Iowa football, 2015, which moved to 9-0 with a 35-27 win at Indiana on Saturday afternoon.