Welcome to Lux Recommends #117, this week’s edition of what we at Lux are reading and thinking about (and want to receive this by email? Sign up here).
Sprawling Maya network discovered under Guatemala jungle: A technology now most commonly associated with driverless cars is driving new discoveries in archaeology: ‘“Lidar is revolutionising archaeology the way the Hubble Space Telescope revolutionised astronomy,” Francisco Estrada-Belli, a Tulane University archaeologist, told National Geographic. “We’ll need 100 years to go through all [the data] and really understand what we’re seeing.”’ — Zack
What happens to Starman and the Red Roadster? Post your quick-short story here!: “Okay, on sudden impulse, here’s a flash contest for the best very short Sci Fi story about how aliens or future folk might find and misinterpret Elon’s Starman Tesla!” — Sam
Blue Planet II: Series by the BBC, narrated by Sir Richard Attenborough. It’s breathtaking and truly amazing and to destined to win numerous awards for technological innovations created to capture these images. — Adam K
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