A camera mounted on a mobile robot-like structure moves across ...
Feb 28th, 2012
(Reuters) - A camera mounted on a mobile robot-like structure moves across Pablo Picasso's 'Guernica' painting at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid February 28, 2012. Experts have long been concerned about the health of Picasso's "Guernica," one of the world's most iconic paintings but one which is diagnosed as extremely delicate after a hectic life. A mobile, robot-like structure, using advanced infrared and ultraviolet photographic technology, is taking thousands of microscopic shots of the painting to allow analysts to penetrate the work like never before and see its real condition. The mechanism has been constructed precisely so that the "Guernica" is not endangered in any way by having to be moved to a conservation laboratory, where normally such investigative work would be done. REUTERS/Sergio Perez (SPAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY) -
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