Mayan pyramids

A scientist explores the Mayan pyramids

Muon detectors are elementary particles used by researchers to look inside ancient pyramids. Scientists from the University of Texas at Austin are using these detectors to explore the Mayan pyramids in Belize. Roy Schwitters, Professor of Science at U-T Austin, joins Hari Sreenivasan via Google Hangout.

SciTech Now Episode 419

In this episode of SciTech Now, we see how climate change impacts the water; a look at one scientist who studies dogs and the complexities of their noses; exploring the Mayan pyramids; and the decline in the boreal toad population.