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Music score restored using X-Rays. The upper left of the image shows the original, uncovered portion of the page. The rest of the image is a reconstruction made by shooting X-Rays at the paper to see the notes hidden underneath a black smudge. (SLAC)

Music score restored using X-Rays. The upper left of the image shows the original, uncovered portion of the page. The rest of the image is a reconstruction made by shooting X-Rays at the paper to see the notes hidden underneath a black smudge. (SLAC)

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