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Computational archaeology news June 2017

As you may have realised, Berlin has kept me quite busy. Now there is some catching up on blogging to do, so here is your dose of computational archaeology. Articles Scientists announce ‘significant’ new Homo Naledi discovery – There is quite a detailed video of the discovery and the techniques used to analyse it. Some […]

3D modeling updates

The 3D models in archaeology posts seem to be pretty popular, so I decided to add some more content for you ūüôā Here are some links: 3-D Virtual Model Reconstructs Germany‚Äôs Heidelberg Castle: A 3D model of Heidelberg Castle has been made using photographs, drawings, and surveys of the ruins Around the World in 80 […]

Computational Archaelogy news- January 2017

Once again it has been a while since my last news post, so I’ll be squishing a variety of resources here. Researchers Decipher Antikythera Mechanism Text¬†– researchers decyphered label on ancient Antikyhthera device using X-ray scanning equipment and imaging technology. Archaeologist points to hidden monument in Jordan’s Petra¬†–¬†Satellite and drone images led to¬†the discovery of¬†a […]

Computational Archaeology News – May 2016

Here are some of the articles I have read most recently relating to computational archaeology. Teenager Uses Star Map To Discover Lost Mayan City In Central America:Satellite imaging and star positioning were used by a student to discover a lost Mayan city. Thanks To Cosmic Rays, We Finally Know What The Inside Of A Pyramid […]

3D modelling of My Son Unesco Site

We recently visited Vietnam for a holiday and had the chance to visit the My Son UNESCO¬†Heritage site. This site consists of a group of Hindu temples constructed to worship the god Shiva and located in central Vietnam. My Son is a beautiful site that unfortunately also suffered partial destruction during the war. Today parts […]

Computational archaeology news – January 2016

Quite a few news have gathered since the last news post, here they are: New York Public Library Invites a Deep Digital Dive: Digital content and APIs to be made availably by the New York Public library. Archaeology From Above: Article explaining LIDAR for archaeology Estonia launches robot for underwater archaeology [Video]: Youtube video about […]

OpenRov’s new Kickstarter – Trident

I’ve written before about an¬†open source robotics project for marine exploration called OpenROV. These awesome guys have started a second Kickstarter project called Trident. This project aims to build a marine exploration robot that has the following qualities: Can be used by anyone Is light weight Can be controlled in various ways (remote control, oculus […]