Tags > Sarah Parcak

Stories for "Sarah Parcak"

TED speakers discuss the 125th anniversary of National Geographic

TED speakers discuss the 125th anniversary of National Geographic

on

Happy birthday, National Geographic. The intrepid magazine turns 125-years-old this month. Yesterday, NPR’s Talk of the Nation invited TED speakers Robert Ballard and Sarah Parcak on the air to discuss the notable anniversary. Ballard, who is a National Geographic explorer-in-residence, talked about a recent expedition to the Black Sea, where he discovered a very well-preserved []

Doing archeology from space: Sarah Parcak at TED2012

Doing archeology from space: Sarah Parcak at TED2012

on

Photo: James Duncan Davidson Space archeology pioneer and Egyptologist Sarah Parcak zooms out from the moment 90 years ago when Howard Carter peered by candlelight into King Tut’s tomb to a new age of archaeological discovery: seeking ancient civilization by 21st-century candlelight. Sarah uses satellite imagery to find evidence of ancient Egyptian cities. Take the []