Archaeologists have uncovered what might be the oldest battlefield in the world, in a boggy valley in northern Germany. The remains of hundreds of slain warriors and their armor and weapons have been recovered. The researchers say the find is changing everything that history knows about society and warfare in Bronze Age Europe.
Famed physicist Stephen Hawking gave a talk on one of his favorite subjects at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, recently. His talk was on black holes, and the ideas he’s suggesting are making headlines.
These days, scientists are increasingly interested in thinking about multiple universes, but the idea of a multiverse is at least 2500 years old according to professor Mary-Jane Rubenstein and chair of religion at Wesleyan University.
The "lost" city of Atlantis has never truly been verified, but its existence persists in the minds of some, including author Mark Adams. But Adams points to new information he says makes it more likely at least part of the story is true.
A tiny bird named the Blackpoll warbler boasts one of the world's longest flights, a nonstop route from Canada and the northeastern US all the way down to the Caribbean. To do so, it resorts to some extreme but fascinating biological maneuvers.