A colossal volcanic eruption at Santorini, Greece, 3,600 years ago sent the island’s Bronze Age population fleeing for their lives. Where did the people go?
The dome is replaced every 5 years, and researchers are studying how to make the gold more durable.
Long before we had satellites beaming terabytes of data back to Earth, we had covert spacecraft the size of school buses snapping photos on rolls of film 50 kilometers long.
Analysis of a disrupted SOS signal during an early polar expedition showcases the importance of taking space weather into account when exploring new frontiers.
Evidence from mud, charcoal, and feces suggests humans arrived in East Polynesia during the driest period in 2 millennia.
Así se preparan para un futuro más seco en la costa occidental de Perú, los investigadores están recurriendo a técnicas del pasado.
A first-of-its-kind study combining paleoecology and archeology indicates that the New England landscape was not actively managed with fire prior to European arrival.
Scientists are using grave soil to reconstruct the lives of enslaved Africans in colonial New York.
Tree rings reveal how severe cold and political isolation brought disaster to Scotland, inspired a colonization effort in Panama, and helped drive union with England.
Records of aurorae in Mesopotamia from 2,600 years ago are helping astronomers understand and predict solar activity today.