Reckon Interview
Reckon Interview
Aug 26, 2019
Sarah Parcak on space archaeology and the history of the South
Play episode · 43 min

Dr. Sarah Parcak, a space archaeologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the 2016 winner of the TED Prize. She has a new book out called “Archaeology from Space: How the Future Shapes Our Past,” which highlights how she and her colleagues use satellite technology to deepen our understanding of ancient history. On this week's episode, we discuss ancient civilizations, Confederate monuments, and how she has helped carve out a whole new field of exploration. 

 

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