Technology that can provide an unprecedented amount of information about works of art. InsightART’s RToo robotic scanner is one of the first x-ray machines specialized in art investigation. The scanner had already been used to unveil a painting signed Vincent van Gogh. This time around, it has helped explore the secrets of the lost Raphael. The machine uses a particle detector developed at CERN for the purposes of space exploration, manufactured by the Czech company ADVACAM Over the centuries, the Raphael’s „Madonna and Child“ painting has seen its authenticity repeatedly. The unique work has been researched by leading experts from around the world. One of the technologies used was InsightART’s x-ray scanner, which uses detectors equipped with CERN chips, state-of-the-art imaging.
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