27th June 2002, 10:19 PM
World’s oldest photo analyzed
"The image acknowledged as the world’s first photograph — taken by a French inventor in 1826 — has passed its first full-scale analysis with flying colors and is now awaiting an airtight case that will keep it safe for centuries to come, scientists said Wednesday."
28th June 2002, 01:20 AM
woah... interesting read. all the more interesting that they can't really reproduce the process that the French guy used.
28th June 2002, 10:30 PM
28th June 2002, 10:39 PM
Wouldn't it be funny (or sad) if someone (maybe the cleaning lade) at the lab where the pewter (silver?) plate is being tested suddenly said "Hmmm... what a nice plate but looks a bit dirty, i try to wash it off with detergent".