Scientists Use Technology to Discover City at Angkor Wat Steph Spencer June 19 Cambodia, Culture, News © gustavo88 Lasers. They’re useful for more than just tense moments in action films, scanning your groceries, and tormenting cats. Scientists made a significant discovery in Cambodia and it’s all thanks to the use of lasers to map the area around the Angkor Wat temple complex. Airborne lasers were used to scan the landscape and discover evidence of a planned human settlement that had never been documented before. The ancient city linked the temple complex of Angkor Wat, which is still standing and is one of most visited landmarks in Asia. Check out more about this on CBC News Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Let\'s Make Sure You\'re Human ... *Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA. + five = Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.