This means that part of Australia was attached to and was part of North America, around 1.7 billion years ago.
Scientists at Aberystwyth University have published a 150,000-year climatic record from Ethiopia, which shows conditions would have allowed early modern humans to move from Africa to Asia.
For the first time, engineers have shown it is possible to stably trap objects larger than the wavelength of sound in an acoustic tractor beam.
We’ve always heard that Stone Age people lived in caves. It turns out that they often lived in earthen huts, which they reused for centuries and kept up rather than building new ones.
The Ministry of Antiquities announced the start of excavation work in the Valley of the Monkeys on the West bank of the Nile in Luxor, to uncover a tomb dating back to the 18th Dynasty.
Its curators have found a voice, and one every museum should emulate: They are going to address difficult questions with nuance and courage.
Researchers found rocks in the area 412km west of Cairns were unlike any others in Australia, but similar to those in Canada.
Ornek explained his theory, saying that technologies were much more advanced 10,000 years ago than most people realize.
With the size of this asteroid, it was a near certainty that pieces of it would reach the ground as meteorites, so in the days after, the hunt was on.
In recent days, a few media outlets have reported (rather sensationally) that a “potentially hazardous” asteroid will fly close to Earth on Feb. 4. Are the reports correct? Absolutely! Is there any need to panic? Absolutely not!
Scientists have used a new imaging technique to re-examine Egyptian art and find details that were previously missing.
The results, which were a collective effort among several researchers, are deeply enlightening about some of the most mysterious objects in space.
Saturn’s moon Titan may be nearly a billion miles away from Earth, but new research reveals a new way this distant world and our own are eerily similar.
After 10 months of intensive exploration, scientists in Mexico have discovered the world’s largest flooded cave system – and it’s truly an underwater wonderland.
Latest find on Cyclades’ Keros includes evidence of metal-working and suggests the beginnings of an urban centre, say archaeologists.