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Airborne laser reveals hidden city in Cambodia (W/Video)

Photo: Angkor Wat, Cambodia; the front side of the main complex, photographed in the late afternoon. CREDIT:  Bjørn Christian Tørrissen SOURCE Wikipedia (GNU Free Documentation License). (Public Domain).

From Science Daily  Monday Jun 17, 2013   |    Kristen Gelineau for The Associated Press

Credit: The Associated Press

 Airborne laser spots ancient city complex of roads, canals hidden under dense Cambodian forest
SYDNEY (AP) — Airborne laser technology has uncovered a network of roadways and canals, illustrating a bustling ancient city linking Cambodia’s famed Angkor Wat temple complex.The discovery was announced late Monday in a peer-reviewed paper released early by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The laser scanning revealed a previously undocumented formally planned urban landscape integrating the 1,200-year-old temples. . . . Read Complete Report
Lost Alien City Found With Laser Technology | Angkor Wat | Cambodia | 2013
Published on Jun 18, 2013

Airborne laser technology has uncovered a network of roads and canals, illustrating the remains of a bustling ancient city linking Cambodia’s famed Angkor Wat temples complex.

MARS REPORTING: Chemcam Laser First Analyzes Yield Beautiful Results (w/video)

from Mars Daily

by Staff Writers
Los Alamos NM (SPX) Aug 24, 201

Members of the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover ChemCam team, including Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists, squeezed in a little extra target practice after zapping the first fist-sized rock that was placed in the laser’s crosshairs last weekend. Much to the delight of the scientificteam, the laser instrument has fired nearly 500 shots so far that have produced strong, clear data about the composition of the Martian surface.

“The spectrum we have received back from Curiosity is as good as anything we looked at on Earth,” said Los Alamos National Laboratory planetary scientist Roger Wiens, Principal Investigator of the ChemCam Team. “The entire MSL team was very excited about this and we popped a little champagne. . . . Read Complete Report 

from youtube

First look: Nasa releases Mars Curiosity rover colour panoramic

Published on Aug 10, 2012 by 

Nasa’s Curiosity rover sends more photos from the surface of Mars – including a colour panoramic image of the Gale Crater landing site.