The Moon Mysteriously Disappeared 900 Years Ago, and Scientists Think They Know Why
On the night of May 5, 1110, the Moon above Medieval England disappeared during a “very disastrous year” of famine and bad weather. A millennium later, scientists have come up with an unexpected possible answer: volcanoes.
Why Would You Ever Want to Live in 2019?
You may remember Gabriel and Sarah Chrisman as the couple who went viral for living as if they were in Victorian times. Four years later, looking at their life—and the reaction to it—outlines our society's most pressing cultural battles.
Climate Change Could Erase Human History. These Archivists Are Trying to Save It
Climate change making the word hotter, more humid, and more stormy—all conditions that put sensitive paper archives at risk. This problem is forcing us to ask, which histories will we choose to remember?