Maine “sea monster” the subject of recent post on science magazine’s website

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  A recent feature in coastal science publication Hakai Magazine uses an example from Maine to illustrate how scientists relied on fisherman in the 19th century. We love sea monsters here at #Maine, so we thought we’d share this post with you. Hakai’s Rachel Fritts writes about a Maine fisherman’s encounter with a “marine monster”: Poor […]

Diver recovering ATV in Maine lake recovers something far funnier

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A video posted earlier Tuesday on Facebook of a diver recovering an all-terrain vehicle from Long Lake in Sinclair gave us some laughs this afternoon. The diver, Greg Canders of Canders Diving Service, found something a little smaller than an ATV. As we know, Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy is Maine’s favorite hard liquor, continually dominating yearly sales charts. But, […]

‘Space archaeologist’ and Bangor native Sarah Parcak unveils GlobalXplorer, funded by $1 million TED prize

During her TED Prize talk at TED2016, Sarah Parcak explains how the Pyramids of Giza continue to leave her speechless. Photo Credit: Bret Hartman/TED

Sarah Parcak, a world-renowned archaeologist and 1997 graduate of Bangor High School, on Monday announced the launch of her new initiative, GlobalXplorer, a citizen science and archaeology platform that will enlist people around the world to discover sites unknown to modern archaeologists. Parcak in November 2015 was named a TED fellow, a prestigious honor with an accompanying $1 […]