Lasers unveil secrets and mysteries of Angkor Wat

Lidar technology exposes sprawling metropolis surrounding ancient Cambodian temple

Angkor Wat

HIDDEN HISTORY Scientists are retelling the story of Angkor Wat, a medieval temple built in the 12th century by a powerful Khmer ruler.

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