How Scientists Protect the World's Most Famous Art

Published on May 9, 2018
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Captions provided by CCTubes – Captioning the Internet! Conserving and restoring art can be pretty tricky. Thankfully, scientists have been learning how to restore artwork in some pretty cool ways that are effective, safe, and a little weird, to be honest.

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