History Magazine Villain of the Christmas story, King Herod realized a bold new vision of a Roman Judaea. 9 Minute Read Few figures in history have had such a controversial reputation as King Herod I Judaea.
This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Jacqueline Ronson A few years ago Bhart-Anjan Bhullar, then a Ph.D. student in Arhat Abzhanov's lab at Harvard, did something pretty incredible: He took
Every year is a good year to be a paleontologist, but somehow it keeps getting better. With advanced imaging technology, seemingly inexhaustible museum collections, and good old fashioned exploration,
As chosen by an artist who draws dinosaurs for a living. I pay a great deal of attention to paleo art—which interprets scientific research to depict scenes of prehistoric life—because I make my career
Replica dinosaur makes way for blue whale skeleton in Natural History Museum So farewell then, Dippy the Diplodocus. For more than a century the much-loved 26-metre long dinosaur skeleton has held centre
The idea of Mesopotamia has intoxicated the West for centuries. Alastair Sooke takes a look at a civilisation where much of modern culture took form. “Everybody has heard of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon,
Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home Europa is like a spherical ice cube that has partially melted. In fact, if you shook this small moon of Jupiter, you might hear a sloshing sound. That’s because deep,
The helicopter door opens, and Robert Bewley leans out hundreds of feet above the Hisban Roman ruins outside Amman, Jordan. Feet on the struts, the Oxford University archaeologist begins snapping photos