Terrorists make headlines by destroying ancient sites like Palmyra, in Syria. But there’s an even more sinister endgame, as archaeologist Sarah Parcak explains.

Terrorists make headlines by destroying ancient sites like Palmyra, in Syria. But there’s an even more sinister endgame, as archaeologist Sarah Parcak explains.

Sarah Parcak uses satellite imagery to identify hidden sites. The winner of the 2016 TED Prize now plans to invite everyone to help her locate historical treasures.

Sarah Parcak uses satellite imagery to identify hidden sites. The winner of the 2016 TED Prize now plans to invite everyone to help her locate historical treasures.

Sarah Parcak has one of the coolest jobs in the world. As a modern-day Indiana Jones, she looks at infrared satellite images of Earth to help identify lost pyramids and ancient cities across North …

Sarah Parcak has one of the coolest jobs in the world. As a modern-day Indiana Jones, she looks at infrared satellite images of Earth to help identify lost pyramids and ancient cities across North …

Satellite Remote Sensing for Archaeology by Sarah Parcak

Satellite Remote Sensing for Archaeology by Sarah Parcak

Sarah Parcak: Help discover ancient ruins -- before it's too late | TED Talk | TED.com

Sarah Parcak: Help discover ancient ruins -- before it's too late | TED Talk | TED.com

In this short talk, TED Fellow Sarah Parcak introduces the field of "space archaeology" -- using satellite images to search for clues to the lost sites of past civilizations.

In this short talk, TED Fellow Sarah Parcak introduces the field of "space archaeology" -- using satellite images to search for clues to the lost sites of past civilizations.

Sarah Parcak wants to use her million-dollar TED winnings to turn the search for archaeological sites into a game you play on your phone.

Sarah Parcak wants to use her million-dollar TED winnings to turn the search for archaeological sites into a game you play on your phone.

Sarah Parcak: Archeology from space

Sarah Parcak: Archeology from space

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