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Notes from the Field

Archaeology and NASA

August 26th, 2010 by Christina Coleman and Melissa Quijada

Two NASA Earth scientists have traded in their air-conditioned offices for the uncomfortably arid fields of central Turkey. Toiling nine or more hours per day, seven days a week, they walk up to 10 miles a day searching ancient Turkey archaeological grounds for bone fragments, pottery and tombs. But they aren’t using shovels, picks, and brushes to do the job.

Read more [via NASA.gov]

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