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Announcing our 2016 TED Prize winner: Satellite archaeologist Sarah Parcak

Announcing our 2016 TED Prize winner: Satellite archaeologist Sarah Parcak

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She’s best described as the modern-day Indiana Jones. Using infrared imagery from satellites, she identifies ancient sites lost in time. In Egypt, she helped locate 17 potential pyramids, plus 1,000 potential forgotten tombs and 3,100 possible lost settlements. That’s in addition to her discoveries throughout the Roman Empire. Sarah Parcak uses 21st century technology to make the []