• Forensic Experts Used Photos and Videos From Social Media to Reconstruct Beirut Explosion

    2 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    On August 4, an explostion rocked the city of Beirut , killing over 200 and injuring more than 6,500. In order to reconstruct exactly what happened, forensics researchers were able to piece together the event using photos and videos uploaded to social media.
    Forensic Architecture was invited by the Egyptian online journal Mada Masr to review the available open-source information that included photos, videos, and documents to help provide an accurate 3D timeline and model of the event. That model, which includes the warehouse, clouds of smoke, initial blast sphere, and parts of the city...
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