Office of Archaeological Research

Using the Future to Understand the Past

Researcher performing GPR surveyTechnology for the sake of technology is fairly useless. But, when it can be used to help solve problems or open the door to unanswered questions, the possibilities are endless.

“People are always coming up with new questions, and every time you come up with a new question, you have to find a way to answer it,” says Matt Gage, director of The University of Alabama’s Office of Archaeological Research. “But, getting to that answer may require coming up with a whole new way of looking at something.”  READ MORE