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May 26th, 2006

Restoring a medieval mosaic with his ‘sol’

Working diligently to remove a gray salt layer from a million individual pieces of glass, three Czech conservators and a UCLA scientist have been restoring a renowned mosaic in central Europe. Materials science is forging its way into the future with new technologies in metallurgy, optics and nanotechnology – but one of its more surprising applications is its recent marriage with the world of medieval art.

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