Last week an extensive two week scanning project of the painting Girl with a Pearl Earring - the Dutch Mona Lisa, some say - started at the Mauritshuis. The latest scanning techniques are used, and the audience can follow every step of the process. TU Delft researchers play a major part in this project, and this week their efforts can be followed on the TU Delft Instagram account.  

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The Mauritshuis on this project:

Tom Callewaert, Willemijn van Elkhuizen, Yu Song, Tessa Essers andMathijs van Hengstum posted their #TheWeekOf on Instagram TU Delft:  

Check out the progress on this blog:

The New York Times was one of many news outlets to cover this news: