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Radar scans rule out hidden rooms in Tut’s tomb

Ground-penetrating radar scans have failed to confirm any hints that King Tutankhamun’s tomb in Egypt’s Valley of the KIngs contains a hidden chamber. The announcement from Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities brought a disappointing end to a scientific investigation that began … Continue reading

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Physicists detect Big Void in Egypt’s Great Pyramid

An international team of researchers has detected a mysterious, previously unknown void deep inside Egypt’s Great Pyramid that may be as large as an art gallery space. The anomalous space, known as the ScanPyramids Big Void, showed up on imagery … Continue reading

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Solar Impulse gets its pyramid photo op in Egypt

After a photo op with the Great Pyramids, the Solar Impulse 2 airplane touched down in Egypt for the last layover in its 16-month, round-the-world odyssey. Solar Impulse pilot and co-founder Andre Borschberg finished up his final turn at the … Continue reading

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Radar hints at hidden chambers in Tut’s tomb

Radar scans have turned up fresh evidence of hidden chambers beyond the walls of King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities reported today. The scans were supervised by Japanese radar specialist Hirokatsu Watanabe on … Continue reading

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Heat scan spots anomaly in Great Pyramid

Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities says thermal scanning has turned up anomalies inside the pyramids of Giza, including a “particularly impressive one” on the eastern side of the biggest monument. The report comes just days after the ministry said a similar … Continue reading

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Scan hints at hidden chamber in Tut’s tomb

Infrared imaging conducted inside King Tutankhamun’s tomb in Egypt has raised hopes that it has a hidden chamber, which would be in line with archaeologist Nicholas Reeves’ recently published suggestions that another royal burial chamber could be discovered there. And there’s more to … Continue reading

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Egypt plans cosmic-ray pyramid scans

Indiana Jones, eat your heart out: The international project to scan Egypt’s pyramids for hidden chambers, using cosmic rays, is gearing up for its launch this weekend. The scientists behind the Scan Pyramids effort will install sensitive detectors to map … Continue reading

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