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X-ray uncovers hidden portrait beneath famed Degas painting

A powerful X-ray technique recently helped solve a mystery that has stumped the art world for years by revealing a hidden portrait beneath a painting by French impressionist artist Edgar Degas. The long-puzzled-over image concealed behind Degas’ “Portrait of a Woman” … Continue reading

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From X-Rays to Art

Where most radiologists look at an ultrasound and see a bladder indented by a very large prostate gland, Sue Summerton saw the Liberty Bell. In every x-ray, she saw art. So, she turned her unique point of view into a business, … Continue reading

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Ever Wondered What Was Underneath These Famous Paintings?

Thanks to Gizmodo, wonder no more! X-rays have revealed the secrets of Picasso, van Anthonissen, Van Gogh, Da Vinci, and more. We’ve shared the secrets behind Picasso’s Blue Room before, and today we’re sharing a few more secrets with you. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Spectacular X-Ray Nature Photography

The natural world is full of surprises and hidden beauty. It’s so easy to simply walk right by countless amazing things every day without noticing just how many wonders are all around us. That’s part of the inspiration behind Hugh … Continue reading

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Bert Myers X-Ray Art

Check out a sampling of the beautiful work of artist Bert Myers below. To see more, visit his website.    

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Hugh Turvey X-Rays Christmas Gifts

You may remember Hugh Turvey, a talented x-ray artist, from a post we did a few months ago about him. He has created a series of x-rays of Christmas gifts which got us in the holiday spirit! “I thought to myself … Continue reading

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Deciphering the Elements of Iconic Pottery

Researchers have begun to tackle the question of how pottery such as the ancient Greek vessel shown above was produced. A collaborative group of California scientists from the Getty Conservation Institute, The Aerospace Corporation, and the Department of Energy’s SLAC … Continue reading

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