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Forget shovels, archaeologists can now find ancient sites from space. https://t.co/ioemM1kAMB @indyfromspace @Global_Xplorer
TED Prize 22 Jun
"Art is not supposed to change the world... but change perceptions." —@JRart https://t.co/2vEMWdchxJ
TED Prize 21 Jun
TED Prize winner Neil Turok's @AIMS_Next launches the inaugural Africa Science week in South Africa next week! https://t.co/4s7VC1SZwp
TED Prize 21 Jun
How can we bring health care to those who lack access around the world? @rajpanjabi has a bold idea:… https://t.co/YweeSHHG4e
TED Prize 20 Jun
Innovator & Prize winner @Sugatam is a rock star educator for thinking beyond tests & textbooks: https://t.co/JMyB2Cr4cv @schoolincloud
TED Prize 19 Jun