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Detection of thermal anomalies at the Great Pyramids of Egypt

Muons, the heavy "cousin" of the electron, are apparently not only useful for high-precision measurements of the ultra-small, as in the case where they were used to reveal new values of the proton charge radius, but as well for measurements of the ultra-large -- as a technique called archeaological muography has recently been employed to scan some of the largest pyramids of Egypt.


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