Reconstructing the Michelangelo bronzes

6 julio 2015

Engineers, imagers and anatomists are helping Art historians to try to understand how the two mysterious Renaissance bronzes were made and why they look the way they do by making accurate replicas of the originals. The latest technology — neutron imaging, XRF analysis, 360 degree laser scanning, 3D printing, and real-time x-ray videography — has been involved in this Renaissance ‘whodunnit’.