Thought for the month

“In the choice between changing one’s mind and proving there is no need to do so, most people get busy on the proof.” John K. Galbraith, Economist (1908 – 2006).

Thursday, 18 October 2012

'Flowers in a blue vase'

ESRF have used synchrotron radiation to identify the degradation mechanism between Van Gogh's original cadmium yellow paint and later added protective varnish on his 'Flowers in a blue vase' painting.

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