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Pyramid Secret Chambers Sought Using Cosmic Rays

Cosmic-ray muon detectors will let researchers peer inside Egypt’s pyramids to learn more about their layout and construction.

Published On 12/17/2015
1:00 AM EST
The current work focuses on the Bent pyramid, so named because of its sloping upper half. | Philippe Bourseiller for HIP.Institute, Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, Faculty of Engineering Cairo University