(FORTUNE) – According to a recent article, Electric and Music industries (EMI) which was the Beatle’s record company ended up being critical in the history of the invention of the modern day CT scanner. Thanks to the ingenuity and side gigs of one of its engineers, this revolutionary imaging technology was invented in 1971 by Godfrey Hounsfield. Read this amazing historical piece in Fortune magazine on Dr. Hounsfield and how he started out on a quest to look inside the pyramids of Egypt as the key reason he ended up inventing the CT scanner.