A series of eruptions around the world could have led to less Nile River flooding, which is essential for agriculture.
The kunga, a highly sought-after technological advance in Mesopotamia, may be the oldest known hybrid animal bred by humans.
A new study looked beneath blacked-out portions of letters to see if a relationship with a Swedish count was more than a friendship.
Researchers compare tree rings from an instrument's body to other wood to estimate the instrument's age.
Torches cast a brilliant glow that was good for exploring, while lamps were better for lighting one small area.
The shock of the blast created the right conditions for the elusive structures.