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Title: Archimedes' Oldest Writings Under X-ray vision (BNL Women in Science Lecture Series)

Large parts of Archimedes’ writings were recently deciphered at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource at SLAC. A special x-ray technique showed maps of iron in faint traces of partially erasemore »d ink. The x-ray images revealed Archimedes’ writings from some of his most important works that were hidden by twelfth-century biblical texts, mold and forged gold paintings.« less
Title: Archimedes' Oldest Writings Under X-ray vision (BNL Women in Science Lecture Series)
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Publication Date: 2009-05-20
OSTI Identifier: 988019
DOE Contract Number: AC02-98CH10886
Other Number(s): Other: archimedes
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Resource Relation: Conference: Brookhaven;s Women in Science Lecture Series, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, presented on May 20, 2009
Research Org: BNL (Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS ; ARCHIMEDES ; X-RAY ; STANFORD SYNCHROTRON RADIATION LIGHTSOURCE
Publisher: Brookhaven WBNL Streaming Media
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:12:06
System Entry Date: 2018-01-10