50 Years Ago, First CT Scan Allowed Doctors to See Inside a Living Skull

By Edmund S. Higgins, South Carolina Medical University The possibility of precious objects hidden in secret rooms can really fire the imagination. in the mid-1960s, British engineer Godfrey Hounsfield He wondered if he could detect hidden areas in the Egyptian pyramids by capturing cosmic rays passing through unseen voids. Over the years he has clung …