Excavations at a Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal have uncovered a shrine dating to the sixth century B.C.
Under a remote Maya palace in the ruined city of Uxul, archaeologists in Mexico have uncovered an ancient burial—and a rare artifact.
The world we're mapping in 2013 is a very different place than it was 50 years ago.
Record dry conditions and a stubborn weather pattern are contributing to the state's unseasonable wildfires.
Astronomers are watching a strange supernova explode nine billion light-years away.
From temples to pyramids to statues, ancient techniques moved giant blocks.
The drive for the Arctic’s vast oil and natural gas stores could falter, but is not likely to end, with the grounding of Shell’s drilling rig, Kulluk.
One of the year's premier sky events kicks off, while the moon traces a path through a lion's heart.
A new effort hopes to save endemic frogs in a Honduras cloud forest.
Only four of the 65 nuclear plants under construction worldwide are designs with integrated “passive safety” systems that could stave off overheating when power is lost.