The adventurer who discovered the Titanic is taking on a new mission: finding the Electra, the long-lost plane of Amelia Earhart, the record-breaking pilot who was last heard from on July 2, 1937.
Wildfires burning large swaths of Russia are generating so much smoke, they're visible from space, new images from NASA's Earth Observatory reveal.
An Iron Age warrior who likely fought Julius Caesar's legionnaires has been unearthed in the United Kingdom, according to news sources.
A Pictish man with a rugged face who was brutally murdered 1,400 years ago may have been royalty, new research finds.
Inside the buried remains of the Great Synagogue of Vilna in Lithuania, archaeologists have found a priceless inscription, colorful floors, piles of coins and parts of the bimah.
Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of amputated human limbs at the field hospital that serviced the wounded at the Battle of Waterloo.
The Apollo 11 mission to the moon was one of humanity's most incredible feats, but it almost didn't happen.
Earth's scorching core is not a loner — it has been caught mingling with other, underworldly layers.
The 9,000-year-old site is just outside Jerusalem. The ancient people who lived there were quite sophisticated.
Radioactivity still lingers more than 60 years after atomic weapons, including the hydrogen bomb, were tested in the Marshall Islands.
For the first time since 1965, two pyramids built by the ancient Egyptians, including the unique "Bent Pyramid," are being opened to the public, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities.
A prehistoric, broken skull is revealing the secrets of ancient humans, divulging that early modern humans left Africa much earlier than previously thought, a new study finds.
Want to help save the world from climate change? Then grab some seeds, or some seedlings, and start planting trees like there's no tomorrow.
The ancient Philistines weren't local to what is now modern-day Israel. Instead, this enigmatic group descended from a group of seafaring Europeans, a new study of ancient DNA finds.
Miners digging for gemstones found something entirely different last month; the fossilized remains of an ancient sea monster.
Yellow jackets in Alabama may be in the midst of a colossal craze; they're making humongous "super nests" that can house 15,000 worker wasps, according to an entomologist there.
Archaeologists have uncovered what may be the foundations of the childhood home of Lady Jane Grey — a relative of King Henry VIII and Queen of England for nine days in July 1553.
Archaeologists diving off the southeastern coast of Cyprus just discovered an ancient treasure: the first known "undisturbed Roman shipwreck" in the country's history.