Scientists have determined what caused the Liangzhu civilization to collapse around 4,300 years ago.
Archaeologists believe that they have discovered the location of one of the six Egyptian sun temples.
The claim, which has been heavily refuted, comes courtesy of a prominent Egyptian tourism official.
New evidence has helped scientists pinpoint exactly when the Vikings were active on the continent.
Large amounts of gold and other treasures have been found by fishing crews in the Musi River in Indonesia.
A depiction of a ghost dating back 3,500 years has been found deep in the vaults of the British Museum.
Researchers have taken a fresh look at how the island's inhabitants drank water directly out of the ocean.
Traces of the ancient South American city can still be found in the roads and structures of modern Mexico.
The 4,000-year-old rock formation known as Al Naslaa is split so perfectly that it almost looks laser cut.
An enigmatic stone tomb in England known as Arthur's Stone is now thought to predate Stonehenge.
Some of the world's highest and coldest places contain important, hidden clues about our planet's history.
Pieces of wood allegedly belonging to the iconic wooden horse have been reportedly discovered in Greece.
For thousands of years, stories and fables have contained clues about our planet's geological history.
Archaeologists in Israel have unearthed evidence of an earthquake that occurred in the eighth century BC.
Archaeologists have made a fascinating discovery at an excavation site in Burwell, Cambridgeshire.
Ancient Babylonian land surveyors developed their own form of trigonometry 1,000 years before the Greeks.
The world-famous Incan citadel, which sits high atop the Andes in Peru, is now thought to be decades older.
New research has shown that the current coronavirus pandemic is by no means the first to hit humanity.
A bizarre deep-sea species of brittle star is the sole survivor of 180 million years of time and evolution.
Archaeologists have discovered a jar that was once used to bestow a deadly curse on 55 people.