3 – Ruins at Petra and Angkor, Lorenz Cypher Found, and Sicily at the British Museum
This week: Lorenz cypher teleprinter, Roman writing tablets, X-rays medieval book bindings, New Petra building, Angkor Wat cities, Muon radiography at Giza, Modern vikings arrive, Holy Sepulchre renovations, Sicily at British Museum, Making Monte Carlo.
Image credit: Petra Treasury Building by Colin Tsoi, Dec. 11, 2013 CC BY-ND 2.0
This week, we decipher 2000 year old Roman writing tablets, we x-ray some old book covers, and we hear about two major archaeological finds, at Petra, in the Kingdom of Jordan, and in Cambodia, around the famous temple of Angkor. Also: looting at Petersburg Civil War battle site, modern vikings land in Canada after a 1000 years, we announce the Sicily exhibition at the British Museum, we discover what made Monte Carlo, and finally, we learn what D-Day stands for.