Retracing the steps of Patrick Moore, in 2017 BBC Sky at Night Magazine visited the huge stones of the greatest ancient monument in Britain to witness the sunrise on summer solstice.
Frogs trapped in amber for 99 million years are giving a glimpse of a lost world.
Earth’s ice is melting at a rapid clip today. But some scientists think that during several ancient episodes, the planet plunged into a deep freeze known as “Snowball Earth,” when ice sheets grew to cover almost the entire planet.
Predatory creatures were distant ancestors of modern mammals
Ancient history is full of documented oddities, ones that unfortunately we continue to ignore, but we’re getting better and the collective human mind is opening up to new explanations for the nature of reality, and a host of other topics, like human history, for example.
Stonehenge remains one of the most debated prehistoric monuments in the world.
Researchers in Peru believe they have traced the origins of the Incas —the largest pre-Hispanic civilization in the Americas—through the DNA of the modern-day descendants of their emperors.
Archaeologists and astronomers discover Inca calendars in the desert