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Learning from a Sculpture of St. Francis

Clip | 5m 58s

Behind the scenes at the DIA: What is an X-ray fluorescence spectrometer and how do scientists at the Detroit Institute of Arts use it to learn about art from the past? We meet with Cathy, a research scientist at the D.I.A., to study a sculpture of St. Francis that's over 400 years old. Plus, what does it take to become a part of the D.I.A.'s research team? Part 1 of 4.

Aired: 11/28/16

Rating: NR

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