robotic sensing

  • Footprints of Lost Cities Found in the Amazon Rainforest

    Footprints of Lost Cities Found in the Amazon Rainforest

    Laser technology is continuing to prove its worth in the Amazon: A team of archaeologists in Ecuador just used the tech to discover thousands of earthen mounds hidden under the forest’s canopy. The 2,000-year-old site contains some 6,000 earthen platforms connected by ancient roads, also visible to the laser technology, called lidar. Though some of…