Short Wave: The Search For Ancient Civilizations On Earth ... From Space

Sarah Parcak explains how she uses satellite imagery and data to solve one of the biggest challenges in archaeology: where to start digging.

Her book is called ‘Archaeology From Space: How The Future Shapes Our Past’. Follow host Maddie Sofia on Twitter @maddie_sofia.

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This episode was produced by Brent Baughman, edited by Viet Le and fact-checked by Emily Vaughn.


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