Out of Our Elements

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The Key To Seeing (And Saving) Priceless Art - To find out how science and art are intertwined, Arlo Pérez Esquivel talks to Harvard Art Museums’ Narayan Khandekar, about the tools he uses to scientifically analyze paintings. Then, art conservator Liza Leto-Fulton demonstrates how to make paint using pigment and a binding medium, and explains why the human touch is still an important part of conservation.

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About Out of Our Elements

Across the series, hosts Arlo Pérez and Caitlin Saks meet with a diverse set of chemistry experts to explore the surprising molecular connections of the everyday world we experience. By investigating the sub-atomic stories underpinning our natural world, they discover how chemistry shapes the society we live in.