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Cosmic particles collected inside Pyramid

could reveal secrets and explain how the


4600-year-old structure was built
Researchers have revealed exciting new findings at two of Egypts
pyramids, boosting efforts to find out if the ancient worlds iconic
monuments indeed contain secret chambers as many believe.
Researchers participating in the Scan Pyramids project have discovered numerous interesting
details inside the Pyramid of Cheops at the Giza plateau in Egypt which could help explain
the system used to build this ancient monument and reveal more secrets about these antique
structures that according to many, could predate the ancient Egyptian civilization.

Researchers from Egypt, France, Canada and Japan have been scanning four pyramids with
thermal cameras for the past three months to see if they contain unknown structures or
cavities. Operation Scan Pyramids began October 25 last year in order to reveal hidden
rooms inside the Great Pyramid, Pyramid of Khafre and the Bent and Red pyramids in
Dahshur, all south of Cairo.
In a press conference held in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, the director of the Institute for
Heritage Preservation and Innovation, Madi Tayubi made the announcement as part of the
preliminary results of the ongoing project Scan Pyramids.
With Muon tomography (particles of energy that penetrate objects), you can discover if
there are hidden chambers in the pyramids. Muon tomography is a technique that
uses cosmic ray muons to generate three-dimensional images of volumes using information
contained in the Coulomb scattering of the muons.
The main objective of the research is to understand how the ancients built the pyramids,
how they were able to move huge blocks of stone one above the other, and raise the structure
up to 150 meters in height.
On Sunday, researchers finally revealed new findings in regards to the limestone blocks that
constitute the western flank of the Red Pyramid and northern flank of Khufus Pyramid.
There is a clear separation of temperature on the west face of Red pyramid. The bottom is
colder than the top, Matthieu Klein of Canadas Laval University told a news conference.
Its interesting. We have no answers yet Could it be because of the wind? Maybe, but its
interesting, he said, adding that the difference in temperature was of three to six degrees
Celsius.
Scan Pyramid seeks to confirm that the temperature differences discovered between several
stones at the pyramid of Cheops are not the result of outside weather or seasonal changes. In
November last year, the group of researchers announced the finding of temperature
anomalies in various blocks of the pyramid of Cheops, a discovery that according to them,
indicates there is something behind the stones. While experts did not give out more details
as to what that something is, we expect to have more news on the matter in the next couple
of months.

According to Klein, two anomalies were also located on the northern flank of Khufu, where
experts have previously found similar points of interest on the monuments eastern face.
More investigations will be carried out to include further data analysis of the anomalies
detected so far.
The primary result tells us that we have some news, some good news, Antiquities Minister
Mamduh al-Damati said.
We will have some secrets to solve in the pyramids, but its very early to say what they
are.
November last year, the group of researchers announced the finding of temperature
anomalies in various blocks of the pyramid of Cheops, a discovery that according to them,
indicates there is something behind the stones. While experts did not give out more details
as to what that something is, we expect to have more news on the matter in the next couple
of months.