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3D Rome built in a day using 150,000 Flickr photos

Hundreds of thousand of photos uploaded to Flickr have been used to create 3D models of the major historical sites in Rome as well as other European cities. The team used a specially-devised algorithm to detect and arrange photos showing various angles of the same building. The same algorithm then analysed

Found: The lost Roman city of Altinum

The lost Roman city of Altinum has been found near Venice using areial photography of the region. The bustling harbour of Altinum near Venice was one of the richest cities of the Roman empire. But terrified by the impending invasion of the fearsome Germanic Emperor Attila the Hun, its inhabitants cut