In Australia, historians and artists have turned to cartography to record the widespread killing of Indigenous people.
New Oxford University research has revealed that bones long venerated as relics of the saint, do in fact date from the right historical period.
Environmental and indigenous groups are cheering a landmark decision, which ordered the Yukon Territorial Government to abide by a negotiated plan to preserve one of the largest intact wilderness areas in North America.
A new study suggests that the widespread deposit of clay minerals on Mars could have formed longer ago than previously thought, right after the planet’s formation — meaning the Noachian may well have been a mostly dry and chilly time, as other scientists have posited.
Astronomers have discovered the most distant known black hole: a so-called quasar whose light has taken 13 billion years to reach us. In consequence, the light shows that quasar as it was 13 billion years ago, a mere 690 million years after the Big Bang.
Assembling “Little Foot,” the oldest hominid skeleton ever found in Southern Africa, was an effort that took more than 20 years.
These biological limitations may be affected by anthropogenic impacts on the environment – including climate change – which could have a deleterious effect on these limits. This review is the first of its kind spanning 120 years worth of historical information, while considering the effects of both genetic and environmental parameters.
The hunter-gatherers of the Natufian Culture, which existed in modern-day Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria between c. 14,500 – 11,500 years ago, were some of the first people to build permanent houses and tend to edible plants.
How could people living during the Bronze Age pull off the difficult process of making iron? They didn’t, concludes a new study, instead they got the iron for the rare, few iron artifacts discovered from the period in an easy-to-use form: meteorites hitting Earth.
Hong-Kong-based Asteroid Ltd. has launched one of the most-anticipated ICOs this year in their mission to establish a blockchain-based mechanism to oversee claiming rights to more than half a million asteroids already identified within Earth’s celestial orbit.
The oldest known copy of a text claiming to be Jesus’ teachings to his brother James has been discovered in an ancient Egyptian trash dump, scattered among piles of fifth-century papyrus, ancient tax receipts and bills of sale for wagons and donkeys.
Immediately after Trump signed the Bears Ears proclamation, the Navajo Nation, along with four other tribes, announced they will collectively be filing a lawsuit against the administration.
Australia will have asteroid mining before we have people living on Mars, according to leading Australian scientists.