Nov 17, 2010

City of Florence (Italy) - "Chiavi della citta al National Geographic"

The municipal web site notes that the city is 'giving the keys to the city to National Geographic' as part of an agreement under which CISA3 and National Geographic got formal permission to resume the search for the Battle of Anghiari mural.

Nov 17, 2010

Bueno Buono Good - "Nuovi disegni di Leonardo da Vinci in anteprima mondiale a Firenze"

Blogger Matteo Vitiello traces the roots of the search for the Battle of Anghiari, a mural by Leonardo da Vinci that Maurizio Seracini believes he will find inside a wall of the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. (In Italian)

Nov 17, 2010

Leganerd (Italy) - "Anteprima mondiale dei disegni inediti di Leonardo da Vinci"

Unseen drawings by Leonardo da Vinci hidden below the paint on his 'Adoration of the Magi' were shown at an event in the Palazzo Vecchio, when Florence gave its formal approval for CISA3 to resume the search for da Vinci's lost mural, the Battle of Angiari. (In Italian)

Nov 17, 2010

Arte in Diretta - "Leonardo, anteprima mondiale a Firenze disegni inediti 'Adorazione Magi'"

The arts blog picked up the news service story from ADNKronos, under the title: ‘Leonardo, world premiere in Florence for unseen drawings of the 'Adoration of the Magi'. The drawings were shown by UCSD's Maurizio Seracini in a talk during the Florens 2010 festival.

Nov 5, 2010 - "Citizen Scientists Explore Ancient Mongolia from Afar"

The news service features a story on CISA3 research scientist Albert Lin and his quest to use the power of human computation (crowdsourcing) to find antiquities in Mongolia.

Nov 1, 2010

UCSD Guardian - "Work of Art"

Brigitt Rangel sat down with CISA3 director and IGERT-TEECH co-PI Maurizio Seracini for a look into his life, his work, and the technology that drives it.

Oct 25, 2010

Digitaria - "‘Citizen Scientists’ Explore Ancient Mongolia from Afar"

The digital marketing and technology company is mentioned in the National Geographic news release about Field Expedition: Mongolia, for which Digitaria designed the look and feel of the project website that uses crowdsourcing algorithms developed at UCSD.

Oct 19, 2010

ANI - "In Search for Genghis Khan's Tomb"

The Thaindian website picked up the ANI news service report on CISA3's search for the hidden tomb using advanced visualization and analytical technologies, as detailed by project leader Albert Lin.

Oct 5, 2010

Il Giornale (Italy) - "Pedretti, È celata da Vasari la Battaglia di Leonardo"

The Italian newspaper reports on efforts by world-renowned Renaissance scholar Carlo Pedretti and CISA3 director Maurizio Seracini in support of the ongoing effort to prove the existence of a da Vinci masterpiece in Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio. (In Italian)

Oct 4, 2010

La Nazione (Italy) - "Leonardo, ricerche nel 2011 per la Battaglia di Anghiari"

At a press conference, UCSD's Maurizio Seracini tells reporters that 'in the early months of 2011, the research on the Battle of Anghiari should resume. “There are no further problems from the technical or methodological point of view,” Seracini is quoted as saying, adding that “now we are in the fundraising phase to make the new experiments happen.” (In Italian)

Sep 27, 2010 - "The Battle of Anghiari, Leonardo da Vinci"

After a very Italian-style wait, a long planned project to find the greatest work by Leonardo da Vinci is about to get under way, a detective’s investigation into 'the greatest work of the Renaissance.'

Sep 7, 2010

National Geographic NewsWatch - "How the network of human minds can save Earth"

The National Geographic news service reports on efforts in the field of crowdsourcing, including a field expedition to Mongolia led by CISA3 research scientist Albert Lin.

Aug 24, 2010

Popular Science - "30 Awesome College Labs"

In its annual ranking, the magazine highlights the Calit2 StarCAVE virtual reality environment and specifically the way it is used by UCSD archaeology graduate students to walk through a dig site in Jordan via an interactive computer model. The StarCAVE item is image 23 of 30.

Aug 9, 2010

La Jolla Light - "Project engineers preservation of cultural treasures"

Lynne Friedmann reports on the CISA3 and Calit2 initiative known as Training, Research and Education in Engineering for Cultural Heritage Diagnostics (TEECH), which will create digital clinical charts that 'allow the monitoring of artifacts over time and informed decision making about restoration, repair, and other solutions.'

Aug 4, 2010

Gizmodo - "Help Survey Genghis Khan's Lost Tomb with Some Armchair Archaeology"

The widely-read website alerts its readers to the opportunity to do some citizen science in support of the CISA3-National Geographic field expedition to Mongolia.