Renaissance Potters Were Nanotechnologists

University of Perugia researchers have found that artisans throwing pots in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century Umbria were practising an early form of nanotechnology. Coloured glazes in pottery samples from the Umbrian town of Deruta exploit the reflective properties of minute metal grains to give them a rich lustre

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