Discovery Science Episode to Feature Duquesne Dean in Search for Atlantis

The dean of Duquesne University's Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences can be seen in a Discovery Science channel program Monday and Wednesday.

Dr. Philip Reeder, dean of the school and a specialist in using high-tech equipment to collect data and produce underground maps, participated in archaeology research in Spain focused on the legendary island of Atlantis. This work is featured in an episode of What on Earth? that will air Monday, March 14, from 10 to 11 p.m. and Wednesday, March 16, from 6 to 7 a.m.

Reeder has most recently worked in Israel, Lithuania and Greece. To learn more about his work, visit his blog at

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