Pitta Pitta (Google’s Earth) 2022 from series (Dis)connected to Country.
Under COVID travel restrictions, I couldn’t travel to Pitta Pitta Country. Instead, I travelled to Country through Google Maps.
Remote sensing satellites provide the crucial data that helps scientists model disasters so that they can work on predicting avalanche patterns in future.
A variety of clues can tip off archaeologists about a promising spot for excavation.
Archaeologists used to dig primarily at sites that were easy to find thanks to obvious visual clues. But technology – and listening to local people – plays a much bigger role now.
Kim Jong-Un: hiding the truth.
By matching narratives from North Korean escapees with Google Earth images, a fuller picture is emerging of abuses in North Korea.
Looking at the earth from above can reveal incredible secrets.
Archaeology is the study of the remains of the past but has long been predatory on the sciences and their ever-growing technologies. I was brought up as a student in 1970s Britain, when we learned of the…