Secret of the Great Pyramid of Giza's hidden chamber is set to be revealed by an inflatable robotic blimp that will explore Egypt's 4,500-year-old monument



The 4,500-year-old secrets of the Great Pyramid of Giza's maze of hidden chambers are set to be revealed by an inflatable robot.
Researchers are building a blimp-like probe that enters ancient monuments via a 3.5-centimetre (1.4-inch) 'keyhole' drilled through a wall.
Once inflated inside the chamber, the drone flies like a blimp to explore inaccessible areas with minimal damage to artefacts or structures hidden within.
Last month, a mysterious 30-metre (100ft) void nestled above the pyramid's Grand Gallery deep within the monument was discovered by an international team of researchers.... read more

 
14 December 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 47
Source: Daily Mail
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