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In Photos: Looking Inside the Great Pyramid of Giza

Detecting muons

Scientists from the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) set up two "telescopes" that used argon gas to detect muons outside the pyramid walls, in front of the pyramid's north face and pointing in the direction of the Grand Galle

(Image credit: ScanPyramids mission)

Scientists from the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) set up two "telescopes" that used argon gas to detect muons outside the pyramid walls, in front of the pyramid's north face and pointing in the direction of the Grand Gallery.