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LEDs Light Up Sistine Chapel Masterpieces

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A view of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, with Michelangelo's fresco painting 'The Creation of Adam' in center, lit by a new LED lighting display in Vatican City, Oct. 29, 2014. After three years of scientific and technological work, the Vatican Museums installed a new air conditioning and air exchange system as well as the new lighting system with LED technology that illuminates Michelangelo's frescoe masterpiece 'The Creation of Adam' and other artworks in the chapel. CLAUDIO PERI / ANSA / MUSEI VATICANI via EPA

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LEDs brilliantly illuminated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday, shedding new light on the classical masterpieces.

After three years of scientific and technological work, the Vatican Museum installed a new air conditioning and air exchange system as well as the new lighting system with LED technology that brightens Michelangelo's fresco masterpiece 'The Creation of Adam' and other artworks in the chapel.

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