History Stories
7 Things You Didn’t Know About Stephen Hawking
March 14, 2018

Little known facts about the astronomical life of author, cosmologist and physicist Stephen Hawking. Read More

The ‘Holy Grail’ of Dinosaurs Discovered in the Sahara
January 31, 2018

With a new find in Egypt, paleontologists move closer to solving a prehistoric puzzle. Read More

The Deadliest Volcanic Eruption in History
January 16, 2018

It killed 100,000 people in the direct impact. But it led to tens of millions more deaths later. Read More

This Newly Discovered Exoplanet Might Be Able to Support Life
November 15, 2017

Scientists say Ross 128 b is a “temperate” planet. Read More

There Was a Dangerous Purpose Behind T. Rex’s Tiny Arms
November 7, 2017

The dinosaur's puny arms were nothing to laugh at. Read More

DNA Proves Viking Women Were Powerful Warriors
September 12, 2017

It's the first genetic confirmation of a female Viking warrior. Read More

A Major Ocean Extinction Was Just Revealed for the First Time
June 27, 2017

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Have Scientists Found the World’s Oldest Fossils?
March 2, 2017

Controversy is swirling, but the new find may be the oldest direct link to life on Earth. Read More

Scientists Say Lost Ancient Continent Lies Beneath Island in Indian Ocean
February 1, 2017

A new study suggests the prehistoric continent of Mauritia, once nestled between India and Madagascar, now lies scattered into pieces on the ocean floor. Read More

You’ll Never Guess What Our Oldest Known Ancestor Looked Like
January 31, 2017

Fossils found in China have given scientists a glimpse of what may be the earliest known human ancestor, a microscopic sea creature that lived some 540 million years ago. Read More