Ancient scrolls charred by Vesuvius read by a light brighter than the sun

Published October 3, 2019 390 Plays

Rumble / Trending NewsScientists at Britain's national synchrotron facility have harnessed powerful light beams to virtually unwrap and decipher fragile scrolls dating back some 2,000 years in a process they hope will provide new insights into the ancient world. David Doyle reports