Tarnished Daguerreotypes Yield Their Images

www.archaeology.org | 7/10/2018 | Staff
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(National Gallery of Canada; M.S. Kozachuk, et al, Scientific Reports, 2018)LONDON, CANADA—Chemist Madalena Kozachuk of Western University and her colleagues, in a time-consuming process, used a synchrotron to scan tarnished nineteenth-century daguerreotypes to reveal their obscured images, according to a Science News report. By mapping the particles of mercury on the plates, the synchrotron was able to...
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