Scanning the Skull (IMAGE) University of Stavanger Caption The Viste Boy's skull is very fragile and consists of many fragments. Scanning the skull is done with a laser surface scanner, and the resulting information is loaded into a computer program. Credit Terje Tveit, UiS Usage Restrictions With caption and with credit. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.