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Sarah Parcak Is a Space Archaeologist. Soon You Will Be Too

Sarah Parcak Is a Space Archaeologist. Soon You Will Be Too: A satellite image of Dashur, Egypt before processing (left) and after (right). COURTESY SARAH PARCAK

"there’s no reason to make excuses for a woman who promotes dangerous anti-science views simply because she’s an actress with a degree. Especially when there are so very many brilliant female role models in science for us to promote." 25womeninscience

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The Revelation of the Pyramids - Top Documentary Films (Sarah Parcak)

The many wonders of space archaeology

This image shows the legendary archaeological site of Tanis. As Sarah Parcak puts it drily, "everyone knows this one from the Bible and Indiana Jones." While it's difficult to see anything on the ground, the filtered and processed satellite image shows incredible details of digs to be dug.

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Possible Viking Find Could Rewrite North American History

Archaeologist Sarah Parcak, pictured here with BBC presenter Dan Snow, says she may have unearthed a second Viking settlement in North America. Possible Viking Find Could Rewrite North American history.

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Space Archaeologist Sarah Parcak Uses Satellites to Uncover Ancient Egyptian Ruins

Space Archaeologist Sarah Parcak Uses Satellites to Uncover Ancient Egyptian Ruins | Innovation | Smithsonian

In this short talk, TED Fellow Sarah Parcak introduces the field of "space archaeology" -- using satellite images to search for clues to the lost sites of past civilizations.

This Is the Most Exciting Time in History to Be an Archaeologist

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Discovery Could Rewrite History of Vikings in New World

A satellite image of Point Rosee used by archaeologist Sarah Parcak in her search for Viking settlements. Dark straight lines indicate the remains of possible structures.

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