Articles Tagged with X-Ray

Exciting X-Ray Technique To Help Decipher Ancient Scrolls

X-ray, scrolls, Herculaneum

A new use of X-rays may help to decipher the contents of ancient scrolls discovered in the ruins of Herculaneum, a Roman town that was destroyed in 79 A.D. by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Papyrus scrolls found in the remains of a Herculaneum villa may become readable using X-ray techniques without unrolling them. Herculaneum… Read more »

Norwegian Drunk Passes Out On Airport Baggage Belt

Norwegian Drunk Passes Out On Airport Baggage Belt

A drunk Norwegian tourist passed out drunk on the baggage belt of Rome’s Fiumicino airport. According to The Telegragh, the 36-year-old man arrived at Italy’s busiest airport with a backpack and a can of beer in his hand. The man, who has not been named, was supposed to catch a flight to Oslo. However, once… Read more »