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Scientists Use NASA Tech to Decode Damaged Scrolls

Clip: Season 46 Episode 20 | 1m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

This camera system, developed by NASA engineers, images damaged Dead Sea Scroll fragments in 12 different wavelengths of light—bringing the writing back to life.

Aired: 11/11/19

Rating: NR

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