An ancient scroll
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Shining a light on the past 科学家找到释读碳化卷轴文字方法

文字稿:

They might not look like much, but these are in fact texts from ancient Rome.

Since their discovery 250 years ago, no one has been able to read the so-called Herculaneum scrolls. Open them, and they disintegrate.

Now, scientists in France have made a breakthrough. By firing intense beams of light at the documents, they can see what is written inside.

Experts are overjoyed.

Vocabulary 词汇:

ancient Rome 古罗马

scrolls 卷轴

disintegrate 碎裂,破碎

breakthrough 突破

intense 强烈的