TED - Gregory Heyworth: How I'm discovering the secrets of ancient texts

Editor: Petter Reinholdtsen
Category: Samfunn
Uploaded: 24 Apr 2016
Length: 0:12:12 (filler)
First broadcast: Nov. 14, 2019, 2:34 p.m.

Gregory Heyworth is a textual scientist; he and his lab work on new ways to read ancient manuscripts and maps using spectral imaging technology. In this fascinating talk, watch as Heyworth shines a light on lost history, deciphering texts that haven't been read in thousands of years. How could these lost classics rewrite what we know about the past?

TED talk downloaded from The Internet Archive.