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How Drones Are Helping Peru Save Its Ancient Temples, Pyramids and Cities

August 27, 2013 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Peru is a country with an impressive collection of ancient ruins. And archaeologists have figured out a way to turn drones into one of their most reliable work assistants. Small drones are helping researchers create site maps and three-dimensional models of sites, a process that used to take months or ...

Happy Reopening, Statue of Liberty!

July 5, 2013 The Statue of Liberty reopened Thursday, its grounds fully restored after $59 million worth of damage, caused by Superstorm Sandy, led to broken railings, docks, and paving stones, as well as damaged sewage pumps and electrical systems. Visitors will be able to arrive via ferry boats once again to tour ...