God has a brain. Or does he?

Two researchers at Johns Hopkins University claim to have spotted an anatomical rendering of part of the human brain hidden in a Michelangelo painting.

I’m with Joanna Woods-Marsden, art history professor at UCLA, on this one. She says “My initial reaction on looking at the illustrations is that this is complete nonsense, to put it politely”.  Indeed.

People complain about government funds being assigned to things like shrimp fishing research, but where are the complaints about perfectly bright people wasting money playing “Where’s Waldo?” with Michelangelo paintings?

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: