Uffizi launches Leonardo da Vinci 500th celebrations across Italy

New exhibition in Florence decodes the “startlingly radical” scientific ideas of the Codex Leicester

Art meets science in new gallery at King’s College London

Free venue joins a growing global network of Science Gallery spaces

Trevor Paglen lets you view the world as the machines see it

Ahead of his retrospective at Washington, DC's Smithsonian American Art Museum, the artist discusses his interest in the social and political implications of technologies, including mass surveillance systems and artificial intelligence

Gerhard Richter creates Foucault pendulum for Münster church

Artist's donated installation pays tribute to "a small victory for science"

Dinosaur skeleton previously unknown to science auctioned in the Eiffel Tower

Aguttes sold the fossil to an anonymous buyer, who may name the new species, despite protests from paleontologists

Artists deliver climate-change message that time is running out

They are increasingly sounding the alarm on global warming, through new works and collaborations with scientists


The dark web, surveillance dolls and Van Gogh’s zombie ear: technology’s role in art debated at Boston conference

While artists and museums embrace futuristic tools, legal experts point to a number of pitfalls with cutting-edge work

Cern’s resident artists to create work for Art Basel

Darkroom installation will use data collected at the particle physics centre

Robot wars: Mark Pauline and Survival Research Laboratories

The Bay Area artist and his team build massive machines that act in dangerous performances—and they are opening their first gallery show in New York

Met’s science labs shed light on other museums’ collections

New York institutions are accessing equipment and expertise thanks to $2m, six-year grant

A Syrian in space

The astronaut Muhammed Faris was hailed a national hero in 1987 after accompanying a Soviet crew on a trip to the Mir space station

There is more to Malevich’s Black Square than a hidden racist joke, Moscow curators reveal

Tretyakov museum may invite foreign experts to conduct further research on the radical work

Sergei Korolev: the unknown winner of the space race

As the countdown to London's Cosmonauts show begins, we speak to the daughter of the rocket scientist who blasted Yuri Gagarin into space

Pompeian frescoes cured with antibiotics

Bacteria removed from Villa of the Mysteries frieze during restoration

Oxford's Weston Library to dust for hyperspectral fingerprints

Researchers to use imaging technology to identify invisible-to-the-eye artefacts

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Art Basel Miami Beach to be studied for Swiss sociology project

Collectors and dealers alike must prepare for questioning as art-money relationship comes under the microscope

Infrared-light technology gets funding boost

Technology could foresee deterioration of artworks

"Naked scanners" being used to research mummies

A new use for airport screening technology

An advance in iron preservation aids conservators

Work on Civil War submarine leads to pioneering technique

Stopping the passage of time: Colour photography conservation

A new technique aims to prevent colour prints from fading—but is it legal?


Book review: Kirsh and Levenson's "Seeing through paintings: physical examination in art-historical studies"

A popular, non-technical explanation of the physical composition of paintings is not easy


Deliberation over ownership of submerged vessels and their booty at the bottom of the ocean leads to Unesco intervention

An estimated three million shipwrecks lay undiscovered. UNESCO is calling for a global treaty to protect them. Salvors say it is unrealistic and unworkable, despite developments in deep-sea exploration technology

Passport to the universe: Virtual reality at the Hayden Planetarium

Clare Henry saw the latest high-tech astronomical display at in New York and says scientists have taken art to new heights

New laser technology for painting restoration

Revolutionary non-contact cleaning method to be unveiled this month at Liverpool’s laser conservation conference

Archaeologists delighted as Schliemann's Trojan treasure becomes available for research

British scientists describe the new techniques which could be used to investigate the recently revealed gold and silver hoard