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Long-Standing Secrets Revealed Through Science


February 14, 2011
Press Release #11-035

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Dr. Lynn Brostoff, of the Library of Congress, will discuss “Using Science to Unlock the Secrets of Art and Historical Artifacts” at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, February 23, 2011, in Schaefer Hall at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. This is part of an ongoing Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquium and is free and open to the public.

Brostoff is a scientist in the Preservation Research and Testing Division of the Library. She has worked at the Smithsonian Institution's Museum Conservation Institute and the National Gallery of Art.

St. Mary's College of Maryland, designated the Maryland state honors college in 1992, is ranked one of the best public liberal arts schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. More than 2,000 students attend the college, nestled on the St. Mary's River in Southern Maryland.