Whole libraries have been written trying to explain how Leonardo da Vinci produced some of the world’s most revered paintings.
Another controversy is brewing about an American hunter’s safari in Africa.
Galileo: groundbreaking astronomer and early master of spin.
He was probably in his 20s and died nearly 6,000 years ago in Egypt.
The last time scientists visited the remote French island of Īle aux Cochons in the Indian Ocean, they found more than 2 million king penguins, including 500,000 breeding pairs.
For a long time, scholars have thought that the Aztecs had frequent contact with groups in what’s now the American Southwest.
Researchers taking a survey of some of the world’s oldest and funkiest trees have bad news to report: Africa’s legendary baobabs are dying.
Scientists have finally figured out the reason behind a small but noticeable uptick in the temperature of the moon’s subsurface while it was under study by astronauts of the Apollo missions in the 1970s.
It was Chinese farmers digging a well in 1974 who made the first strange discovery, but it was archaeologist Zhao Kangmin who realized the import.
Scientists using the huge telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea volcano have discovered the world’s most obvious space joke.