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Google Earth – The Earth Through Time

Google’s Blog today announced their joint effort with Timelapse to produce satellite time-lapse imagery of the Earth. Using their Earthengine you can share amazing and stunning views of the Earth and how it has changed over time. Check out Google’s Blog for more information.

Columbia Glacier Retreat courtesy of Google

Columbia Glacier Retreat courtesy of Google

Lost Egyptian Pyramids Found From Space

Seventeen lost pyramids, more than one thousand tombs, and over three thousand settlements have been located via satellite imagery.

The sites were identified by a team of archaeologists, led by Dr. Sarah Parcak and partnered with NASA, by examining thousands of infra-red images recorded by orbiting satellites.

You can read more about these discoveries in this BBC Article or, if you’re a UK resident, in this BBC One Programme.