Revealing the secrets?Scientists to Scan Ancient Pyramids with Cosmic Rays to Find Hidden Chambers and other Secrets
Scientists are looking to uncover hidden chambers and other ancient secrets of Egyptian pyramids for the first time using powerful scanning technology.
Ahram Online reports that the international project, named Scan Pyramids, is set to delve into the deepest recesses of pyramids of Egypt, according to Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Eldamaty at a news conference yesterday.
Architects from Egypt, Canada, France and Japan will be scanning the internal workings of four pyramids in Egypt, using advanced infrared technology and cosmic rays. These scanning methods are described as “invasive — though non-destructive” investigation techniques, sparing the ancient sites from damage while still revealing new discoveries.
Eldamaty revealed the ultimate goals of the project, saying
“This special group…
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