Topics Related to Science

Some of the most significant innovations to archaeology have been in the realm of remote sensing. These new technologies help archaeologists in identifying and investigating archaeological sites both on land and underwater.

Being able to date things allows archaeologists to understand how people’s lives changed over time and to tell histories that connect the past and present.

While much can be learned from an artifact’s appearance, so much more can be learned when we go beyond what we can see. Special analytical tools borrowed from many scientific fields allow us to zoom in and learn more!

How is bone formed? How do you identify bone? Does this bone belong to an animal?

Archaeological conservators not only salvage history but investigate its very mechanics and materials. These dedicated professionals serve in a fascinating field – unlocking the mysteries of the past!