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How to do archaeology without digging

The old way of looking for ancient civilizations involved a shovel. The new way: don’t even break ground. Wired contributor Geoff Manaugh joins host Krys Boyd to discuss how radar and computer modeling are allowing researchers to scan the entire planet and create maps of what the ancient world looked like – all without the harm of an excavation. His article is “Scientists Have an Audacious Plan to Map the Ancient World Before It Disappears.”