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AI turned a Rembrandt masterpiece into 5.6 terabytes of data
Algorithms and museum grunt work helped restore a centuries-old painting—so you can enjoy it at home.
This rare blue diamond is practically a miracle of nature
It’s also helping geologists better understand plate tectonics.
It may be time for museums to return Egyptian mummies to their coffins
Experts are digging into the ethics of turning thousands-year-old corpses into attractions.
The coolest science-themed destinations in all 50 states
Find an amazing vacation spot no matter where you live.
These famous US presidents had niche scientific interests that might surprise you
What a bunch of nerds.
Check out this 10-billion-pixel, 3D panorama of an iconic painting
You’ll never get this close to “Girl with a Pearl Earring” in real life.
How fossil preservation and public health are intertwined
To solve future problems, we must protect specimen from the past.
How do we know what dinosaurs looked like?
Paleontologists pull inspiration from modern birds and reptiles to design true-to-life T. rexes.
The history of science is for sale
From auction houses to eBay, this is how people buy up Nobel Prizes and space rocks.
The secret to moving this ancient sphinx? Hoverboards
It also requires careful planning and lots of math.