Friday, February 26, 2016

The 21st Century Indiana Jones is a Woman

The 21st Century Indiana Jones is a Woman Crowdsourcing Space Archaeology: By examining high-resolution satellite imagery with algorithms developed via trial-and-error, Parcak and her team have discovered 17 pyramids, 1,000 tombs, and over 3,100 settlements in Egypt alone. Now, she’s interested in using the tools of space archaeology to help preserve these sites and ensure humanity’s cultural heritage remains in evidence.

2 comments:

Don Coffin said...

This is an extraordinarily important project...I even gave a pittance to support it.

Bill Crider said...

I love it.