To Study Ancient Humans, Archeologists Are Using… What?!

To Study Ancient Humans, Archeologists Are Using… What?!

When you think about archaeology, space technology probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But from satellites to cosmic rays, archaeologists actually look to space a lot more than you might think!

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Sources:
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2011/05/satellite-imagery-uncovers-17-lost-egyptian-pyramids
https://archive.archaeology.org/1007/etc/caracol.html
https://www.wired.com/2016/02/sarah-parcak/
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-13522957
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/antiquity/article/satellite-evidence-of-archaeological-site-looting-in-egypt-20022013/D23EA939FC4767D8BF50CAC6DE96D005
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0188589
https://www.geekwire.com/2016/vikings-unearthed-satellite-lost-village-north-america/
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https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2018/02/maya-laser-lidar-guatemala-pacunam/
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440313004342
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440314004105
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440312005420
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120827-the-laser-archaeologists
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https://www.nature.com/articles/nature24647
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http://princetoninnovation.org/magazine/2018/04/03/cosmic-rays-and-archaeology/
http://www.antiquity.ac.uk/reviews/donoghue325.html

Image Sources:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Crops_Kansas_AST_20010624.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:All_Gizah_Pyramids.jpg


https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:LIDAR-scanned-SICK-LMS-animation.gif
https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/video/details.php?id=1279
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Artist%27s_impression_of_supernova_1993J.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kheops-Pyramid.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Great_Pyramid_Diagram.svg

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