Scientists read ancient sealed documents without opening them

ReutersNewsPublished: December 31, 2017Updated: January 1, 2018
Published: December 31, 2017Updated: January 1, 2018

Scientists in Switzerland have perfected a technique to read ancient, fragile documents without opening them. The work, at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), uses X-ray tomography to scan an entire book, page by page, without even touching it. Stuart MDill has more.

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