Monthly Archives: July 2012

Reading Between (and Through) the Lines

     The July/August issue of American Photo contains an article entitled “Chasing the Invisible,” which describes how researchers are applying hyperspectral photography to peer deeply into historical documents. The primary example cited shows conclusively how Thomas Jefferson changed the word … Continue reading

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Trippingly on the Tongue

     Among the attractions in the July issue of National Geographic is a lengthy article which illustrates how some native languages in Russia, India, Mexico, and even parts of the United States are disappearing as the last speakers pass away. … Continue reading

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