Native American photographers are pushing back against portrayals of their culture by non-natives, capturing scenes that reflect alternative views of indigenous life.
Archaeologists have found a fresco in an ancient Pompeii bedroom that depicts a sensual scene of the Roman god Jupiter, disguised as a swan, and a legendary queen of Sparta from Greek mythology.
Gibbon likely belonged to Lady Xia, grandmother of China’s first emperor, but its species appears to have been driven to extinction by deforestation.
NASA has picked Jezero Crater as the landing spot for its upcoming Mars 2020 rover mission, after scrutinizing more than 60 potential locations over the last five years.
Archaeologists thought artifacts had been carried into China from Europe and Africa, but they could have come from much earlier cultural transmission.
By gradually clearing away flammable material on the ground, Native Americans’ deliberate fires may have prevented large forest fires like those we see today.
Sydney home bought by NSW government for $2.9m to be transformed into memorial to honour Eora nation elder.
‘Biological wonder’ of 200 million mounds saw soil equivalent to 4,000 great pyramids of Giza excavated by insects.
Unlike the evil Egyptian god, which could never be vanquished, not even by its arch enemy Ra, this cosmic serpent is destined to be defeated someday and will go out with a bang, unlike any other.
Now, a trio of engineers have teamed up with a master Japanese swordsmith to design a rock-sampling device made with the same steel used in katana sword blades – and the plan is to use it on an asteroid.
Sebastian Porceddu and colleagues argue that the ancient Egyptian scribes had the possible means and the motives for such astronomical observations.
Expeditions carried out since 2006 have found some 40 shipwrecks along Albania’s coastline, including vessels dating back to the 7th century BC and naval ships from World War I and II.
Egyptian pottery and ostrich eggshell beads were discovered beside the bodies of the 3,700-year-old skeletons of the Egyptian woman and her fetus.
There’s evidence that British colonists in 18th-century America gave Native Americans smallpox-infected blankets at least once—but did it work?
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, three professionals share how they navigate the obstacles they have faced in their careers.
A scarily large meteorite crater has just been discovered in Greenland. It hit the world with the force of 700,000,000 nuclear bombs.