AUTHOR: Sarah Pruitt
The History Behind Brexit
June 24, 2016

The often-rocky relationship between Britain and the European Union stretches back nearly half a century. Read More

Remains of Ancient Greek Naval Base Discovered Near Athens
June 22, 2016

A team of marine archaeologists has discovered the remains of a formidable ancient Greek naval base, estimated to be some 2,500 years old, off the coast of Athens. Read More

Archaeologists Discover Possible Homo Erectus Footprints in East Africa
June 17, 2016

Italian and Eritrean researchers have uncovered fossilized footprints they believe were left by the human ancestor Homo erectus some 800,000 years ago. Read More

Search Begins For Another King Possibly Buried Under a Parking Lot
June 15, 2016

Archaeologists are currently searching a parking lot and the area around a school in Reading, England, hoping to find the remains of the 12th-century ruler King Henry I. Read More

Ancient Greeks May Have Used World’s First Computer to Predict the Future
June 10, 2016

Researchers have deciphered minute inscriptions on the 2,000-year-old Antikythera device that indicate it may have been used as more than an astronomical calculator. Read More

Four Additions to Periodic Table Get New Names
June 9, 2016

This week, chemistry’s international governing body presented the proposed names for the four newest elements on the periodic table. Read More

Mutilated Remains Surface From 6,000-Year-Old French Massacre
June 8, 2016

French archaeologists have discovered the remains of 10 individuals brutally massacred some 6,000 years ago and buried together in an ancient pit in Alsace. Read More

Renovations Begin on Jesus’ Tomb in Jerusalem
June 7, 2016

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, site of the ancient tomb where Christians believe Jesus was buried, is undergoing renovations for the first time in more than 200 years. Read More

Researchers Say King Tut’s Dagger Was Made From a Meteorite
June 3, 2016

The iron blade of an ornate dagger buried with Egypt’s King Tutankhamen in the 14th century B.C. likely came from a fallen meteorite, according to a new study. Read More

Upcoming Auction Spans 200 Years of U.S. History
May 23, 2016

The Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment, both signed by Abraham Lincoln, are the most significant among an impressive array of historic documents going up for auction this week. Read More