This article from Cornell University News Service presents an interdisciplinary effort among physicists and classicists to read a weathered 2000-year-old inscription on stone with x-ray fluorescence. The article describes how a powerful x-ray light source at Cornell produced fluorescence in trace elements in the inscribed stone and includes images showing the original inscription. The article is written for the general public.
%0 Electronic Source %D July 8, 2007 %T X-Ray Fluorescent Recovers Ancient Text %I Cornell Chronicle Online %V 2015 %N 20 April 2015 %8 July 8, 2007 %9 image/jpeg %U http://staff.chess.cornell.edu/~smilgies/refs/Inscriptions-CornellNews.htm
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