Cosmic Ray Scans Could Reveal Hidden ‘Voids’ in The Great Pyramid of Giza

A new ultra-powerful scan of the Great Pyramid of Giza using cosmic rays could reveal the identities of two mysterious voids inside.  The largest of the two voids is located just above the grand gallery – a passageway that leads to what may be the chamber of the pharaoh Khufu – and is about 98 feet (30 meters) long … Read more

Alex Keshavarzi interview: How muons could reveal exotic new physics

Precision measurements have long suggested that particles called muons, closely related to the electron, are misbehaving. Now, it seems their shenanigans might be pointing to the presence of new particles Physics 9 February 2022 By New Scientist Jennie Edwards FOR decades, physicists have been aware of a gnawing anomaly in the behaviour of a mysterious … Read more

GPS: US Navy is developing navigation based on cosmic rays for the Arctic

At higher latitudes, traditional GPS navigation is not reliable, but muons produced when cosmic rays hit Earth’s atmosphere could be used to navigate in the Arctic, as well as underground or in the water Technology 7 December 2021 By David Hambling An artist’s representation of high-energy cosmic rays colliding with Earth MARK GARLICK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Alamy … Read more