Friday, July 29, 2011

Ancient Lives

Help Scientists Decipher 'Lost' Gospel

Scientists are actually seeking the help of you and me to sift through thousands of pieces of papyrus writings discovered a century ago but have not yet been fully catalogued and translated. They have set up a neat program to help you decipher the greek symbols and take measurements and submit them online to help get a better picture of what all these texts may say. You can be an archaeologist in your desk chair and decipher texts that may not have been read by anyone in 2000 years, pretty cool. Apparently "people power" is still better at this type of work than "computer power". Follow the link below if you wish to contribute to history!

Ancient Lives

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