Wednesday, August 27, 2008
High-Tech Scanning Reveals More of Scrolls
Posted by Diane
Bring up online documents and genealogists usually think of death certificates and census schedules.
But in as little as two years, you’ll be able to examine the 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls on the Web. And thanks to cutting-edge digitization technology involving infrared cameras and super-high resolution, you’ll see more text than previously was visible to the naked eye.
This initiative may pave the way for more-revealing scanning of all those genealogical documents. Read more in CNN’s article
Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:01:48 PM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)