New chamber found in Great Pyramid

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New chamber found in Great Pyramid

Post by rowan » Thu Nov 2, 11:06 2017

This is pretty cool; they put up some detectors to use cosmic rays - basically fast moving particles from space; in this case muons - to see where the pyramid was missing rock. They mapped out the known ones and found a new one!

Check out the New Scientist article for more.
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Re: New chamber found in Great Pyramid

Post by Sonic# » Thu Nov 2, 11:52 2017

Yes! I heard about it this morning.

I'll mentally add this to the list of things that astrophysicists have found that have directly helped researchers in other fields. :D

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Re: New chamber found in Great Pyramid

Post by Enigma » Thu Nov 2, 14:23 2017

That's insane! Scanning through rock is some serious star trek shit.
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Re: New chamber found in Great Pyramid

Post by Nech » Thu Nov 2, 14:45 2017

Enigma wrote:
Thu Nov 2, 14:23 2017
That's insane! Scanning through rock is some serious star trek shit.
That's what I was thinking!!
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Re: New chamber found in Great Pyramid

Post by DarkOne » Thu Nov 2, 20:48 2017

Oh how incredibly nerdy cool. Now I'm gonna have to go binge watch Egyptian pyramid documentaries...
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Re: New chamber found in Great Pyramid

Post by Bork » Tue Nov 7, 19:35 2017

I love everything about this, especially how they sort of found this by accident because they were really just trying to see if they could find the known chambers.

Egyptology is so freaking awesome!
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Re: New chamber found in Great Pyramid

Post by Nachos » Fri Nov 10, 17:11 2017

This is so so cool!
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