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John P. Millis, Ph.D. and Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In this special edition of redOrbit´s Your Universe Today podcast series, we´re making a minor departure from our usual talks about the frontiers of space exploration. Instead, we´ve decided to take a look back at the history of our world — from outer space of course. In celebration of National Geographic´s 125th Anniversary this Sunday (January 13), redOrbit´s Dr. John...
According to a documentary to be aired by the BBC on Monday, archaeologists have uncovered as many as 17 buried pyramids in Egypt by using infrared imaging from NASA satellites. The team has already confirmed two of the suspected pyramids through excavation work. "I couldn't believe we could locate so many sites all over Egypt," Sarah Parcak of the University of Alabama, who led the research, told BBC. "To excavate a pyramid is the dream of every archaeologist." According to the report,...
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