In Images: Making a Stradivarius Violin

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Stradivari 'Betts' Violin

Credit: Radiological Society of North America

The "Betts" Stradivarius, which was made in 1704 and is currently housed in the U.S. Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., is getting a…Read More »

second life as an affordable instrument for modern-day musicians. A radiologist teamed up with professional violin makers to replicate the valuable violin by using X-ray technology. [Read full article: 18th-Century Violin Recreated with 21st-Century Technology]

(Above is a frame derived from the OsiriX DICOM image viewer, which created a 3-D model of the violin using data collected using computed tomography (CT) imaging.)   Less «
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