Secrets of the Dead

Muography Helps Scientists See Inside the Great Pyramid

Clip: Season 17 Episode 1 | 1m 39s | Video has closed captioning.

Scientists used an unprecedented imaging technique called muography to create an internal scan of the Great Pyramid of Giza. See how it works. Muography is the process of recording the trajectories of sub-atomic particles known as muons to form images. The process is similar to taking an x-ray but on a much larger scale.

Aired: 01/24/18

Rating: NR

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