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Scientists Develop New Way To Gauge Degradation Of Ancient Paper Art And Docs
2014-06-04 03:52:41

American Institute of Physics Studying a famous Leonardo self-portrait, a team of scientists has developed a new, nondestructive way to gauge degradation of ancient paper art and docs One of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpieces, drawn in red chalk on paper during the early 1500s and widely believed to be a self-portrait, is in extremely poor condition. Centuries of exposure to humid storage conditions or a closed environment has led to widespread and localized yellowing and browning of the...

2013-06-14 23:03:32

This summer, Taco Bell Discovery Science Center is calling all inventors and young innovators to participate in special programming and events themed around the current exhibition: Da Vinci — The Genius & Da Vinci Jr. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 This summer, Taco Bell Discovery Science Center is calling all inventors and young innovators to participate in special programming and events themed around the current exhibition: Da Vinci — The Genius & Da Vinci Jr. The...

2013-05-20 23:02:55

Da Vinci - The Genius will immerse guests in da Vinci´s timeless brilliance through full-scale interpretations of the mastermind´s inventions and unparalleled studies of his iconic art. Plus, little inventors and junior da Vinci´s can dive into this fully interactive exhibit by experimenting with cranks, levers, and pulleys. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Da Vinci — The Genius, the most complete and comprehensive traveling exhibition ever created on Leonardo da...

2011-07-07 21:26:00

NEW YORK, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci has been identified in an American collection and will be exhibited for the first time this November. Titled Salvator Mundi (Savior of the World) and dating around 1500, the newly discovered masterpiece depicts a half-length figure of Christ facing frontally, holding a crystal orb in his left hand as he raises his right in blessing. One of some 15 surviving Leonardo oil paintings, the work will be included in...

2011-01-19 09:48:00

GENOA, Italy, January 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An unknown drawing by Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered in Italy - (click here to view: http://www.rediscoveredleonardo.com). The portrait of a male head in profile comes from the Codex Atlanticus, the most numerous collection of Leonardo da Vinci's folios. The most striking aspect of this extraordinary discovery is the precise correspondence, in shape and size, between the traces of glue still present on the back of the discovered...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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