|Covid-19|A year in which Earth's so-called "second moon" Cruithne (discovered in 1986) makes a closest approach to earth. The two are in 1:1 orbital resonance. This last happened in about 1903 and will next happen in July, 2292.
First Johannes Schöner globe produced.
May 15 – An Indian rhinoceros arrives in Lisbon, the first to be seen in Europe since Roman times.
February 18 – Valerius Cordus, German physician and botanist (died 1544)
Cristóbal Acosta, Portuguese physician and natural historian (died 1594)
Giorgio Biandrata, Italian court physician (died 1588)
Petrus Ramus, French logician (k. 1572)
Johann Weyer, Dutch physician and occultist (died 1588)
approx. date – Leonard Digges, English mathematician and surveyor (d. c.1559)
Alonso de Ojeda, Spanish navigator (born c.1466)
Andreas Stoberl, Austrian astronomer, mathematician and theologian (born 1465)
1515 in science Wikipedia
The year 1515 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.