The 'calibration date' of the mysterious 2,000-year-old device—the world's oldest computer—has been nailed down, according to new research.
"Earendel" was spotted about 900 million years after the universe was born, making it by far the most distant star ever seen.
An archaeologist proposes that the monument is “a simple and elegant perpetual calendar” in a new study.
Is this the Pompeian McDonald’s?
Hunting for hidden treasure in fields and forests during the onset of monsoon is a common practice in India's southern states.
The outline of a cat dates back to about 200 BCE, which means it predates the Nazca culture that created most of Peru’s ancient geoglyphic designs.
The Milky Way tore apart a collection of extremely old stars two billion years ago, and scientists have found the grizzly remains.
The ancient structure, a complete circle of bones from more than 60 mammoths, could have been used in rituals and for shelter.
A farmer led archaeologists to an ancient stone, which told the tale of a great king defeating King Midas. Yes, that King Midas.
The latest data from ancient "Arrokoth," the most distant object ever visited by spacecraft, supports the idea that it's covered in organic molecules called "tholins" and gives us a window into deep cosmic time.
Piles of single-use clay vessels were found near ruins in Crete, essentially serving as the red Solo cups of their time.
Cannabis residue was found in braziers at an ancient high-altitude cemetery.