UAB "Space Archeologist and 2015 TED Prize winner, Dr. Sarah Parcak will be a guest on The Steven Colbert Show this Friday, January 8, 2016. Check your local listings for show times.
Dr. Parcak is known for using advanced algorithms to pinpoint historical sites using satellite imagery. This allows researchers to investigate the sites without disturbing the ruins. Her research has also been instrumental in identifying historical areas that are being impacted by looters.
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