Union troops tossed Confederate munitions and supplies into the waterway after taking Columbia in February 1865
Researchers identified eight burials, but they say the graveyard may hold dozens—or even hundreds—waiting to be discovered
Historians say Japanese forces may have dropped it during a critical battle in 1942
Paul Landis' new book refutes the idea that a single bullet injured both the president and Texas Governor John B. Connally Jr.
The long, slender weapons were likely carried by Roman soldiers on horseback
Jewish rebels may have hidden the weapons away from the Roman army in the second century C.E.
A new study reveals that some of the charcoal drawings date to between 1670 and 1830
Scientists can measure uranium isotopes in tortoise and turtle shells to understand the environmental impact of past nuclear events, a new study reports
The "father of the atomic bomb" has long been misunderstood. Will the new film finally get J. Robert Oppenheimer right?
Six of these objects are held by the Rijksmuseum, which is returning stolen items for the very first time
An Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Los Alamos Lab Where J. Robert Oppenheimer Created the Atomic Bomb
In never-before-seen photographs, explore the secret U.S. facility and home to the Manhattan Project scientists who developed the first nuclear weapon
The Bronze Age artifact was discovered in a grave during excavations in southern Germany
The 3,700-year-old tool is made of flint, a material that doesn't occur naturally in the Scandinavian country
Inspired by pop culture depictions of cavepeople, an archaeologist searches for what is real and what is a myth
New archaeological research suggests Homo sapiens used bows and arrows 54,000 years ago in present-day France
After clearing the area, park officials sent experts to safely detonate the object
Archaeologists think the artifact was used to protect against evil after death
The collection includes bones, Paleolithic tools, an ancient Roman loom and more
The toolkit was discovered in 1801—but until recently, researchers didn't understand its purpose
The “father of the atomic bomb” was accused of being a communist
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