The 15-ton elasmosaur adds to evidence that a vibrant marine ecosystem existed just before the dinosaur mass extinction. It took decades of struggling with the weather on a small, desolate island off Antarctic
A mysterious 19th-century shipwreck has been discovered by researchers testing underwater drone equipment in the Gulf of Mexico. A team from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) the
The images offer a vast trove of information about ancient villages and agricultural sites. The Cold War may be over, but spy photos from the era are now a hot commodity with archaeologists. During the
Innovators A tech-savvy art historian uses lasers to understand how medieval builders constructed their architectural masterpieces. Innovators 7 Minute Read By Rachel Hartigan Shea, National Geographic
This Native American inscription was found deep inside a cave. Two centuries later, scholars think they understand its meaning.
At first glance, it looked like a set of black numbers and letters written in English, perhaps with some symbols included. It had gone unnoticed for nearly 200 years in a cave nestled in a wooded hillside
Researchers noticed the Polish officer's delicate bone structure after the skeleton was extracted from the Pulaski monument in Savannah, Georgia. Casimir Pulaski, hero of the Revolutionary War and the