New findings at a cavern in Iceland point to decades of elite ceremonial activity aimed at preventing the apocalypse
Scientists re-evaluated the safety of the eruption site after a new fissure began spewing steam and lava a half-mile from the original craters
The sagas suggest she settled in Newfoundland and eventually made eight crossings of the North Atlantic Sea
A new study in Iceland found a connection between a person’s ability to sniff stinky fish and a gene called TAAR5
NHL fans, meet the Seattle Kraken—named for a mythical beast that may have been inspired by the very real giant squid
Archaeologists say the settlement, which may have housed a Norse chieftain, dates to roughly 800 A.D.
In 2014, the Okjökull was declared dead after dwindling from over 5 square miles to a mound of "dead ice"
It is the first refuge of its kind for belugas
Over a million people have tromped the edges of Fjaðrárgljúfur since Biebs danced on its edge in a 2015 video
Adding some insight into their little-known funerary practices, DNA analyses confirm that sacrificial stallions were buried in Viking graves
A Violent Volcanic Eruption Immortalized in Medieval Poem May Have Spurred Iceland’s Adoption of Christianity
A new study looks for traces of the devastating volcanic event in a poem composed in approximately 961 A.D.
Visit these preserved settlement sites
The plant's operators hope to halt the warming of the Earth, but many challenges remain for the plan to work on a large scale
On a small Icelandic island, a massive piece of art will track Earth's wobble in space
The Icelandic performance piece <em>Me and My Mother</em> is latest Hirshhorn acquisition
The Lava Center is surrounded by three volcanoes