Well, we've already established that "Casanova: The Movie" wasn't exactly historically accurate... which is too bad, since the life of the real Casanova was often stranger than fiction (or maybe even was fiction, considering that he wrote his own life story himself!!) Wanna know more? Check out the Casanova Research Page. Enjoy!!
"Physicists in Italy are developing a new device for assessing the condition of some of the country's most valuable fresco paintings. The tool can reveal information about the condition of a wall painting without ever touching its surface, making the device a potentially valuable aid to restoration and preservation efforts...."