10 May 2009

2nd Century meets 21st Century

Using 21st Century technology, scientists are able to unlock a treasure trove of ancient history and literature.  CAT scans and infrared analysis are allowing scientists to decipher texts that are too fragile to unrole or discover hidden texts that have been scraped away or simply faded over the millenia.  Wall Street Journal has the scoop on the Next Age of Discovery.

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