How a couple of mathematicians helped the  APR 28 2005

How a couple of mathematicians helped the Met accurately photograph some priceless tapestries. The difficulty in piecing together the different photographs was because when the tapestries were taken off the wall, they "began to breathe, expanding, contracting, shifting"...that is, they were changing between photos.

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