Powerful light beams generated at synchrotrons unable scientists to analyze what can not be seen with a conventional microscope. When light penetrates matter, it’s possible to study the different layers of a painting at a molecular level. Furthermore, this technique does not damage the painting, making it ideal to provide new data on masterpieces. This is how it works.
Start Analyzing Works of Art with Synchrotron Light [Video Infographic]
18 June 2014