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RT @SmithsonianMag: Meet the space archaeologist uncovering the secrets of Ancient Egypt. #ingenuityawards https://t.co/nT1dpltYqM
TED Prize 9 Dec
Space archaeologist @indyfromspace shared the stage with @azizansari & other change makers at the #IngenuityAwards: https://t.co/ZSjn6O6hDN
TED Prize 9 Dec
RT @BillGates: .@rajpanjabi’s commitment to help the world’s poorest is inspiring. This is a well-deserved honor. https://t.co/MO1hmddMjY
TED Prize 9 Dec
RT @SmithsonianLive: .@indyfromspace uses satellites, remote sensing tools, exposes forgotten sites from lost cultures #IngenuityAwards htt…
TED Prize 8 Dec
Space archaeologist @indyfromspace shares moments from history that can teach us how to handle the chaos of 2016: https://t.co/CKKZU5AElf
TED Prize 8 Dec