Vast numbers of human beings enjoy wine the planet over. But when exactly did we start producing this magical substance?
Sam Harris-Weatherbee finds out how science is uncovering ancient trading routes between Britain and Ireland
Get stuck in at this free hands-on activity by sieving through our sediment that dates from a time over 50 million years ago, a time when London was underwater and patrolled by sharks and rays.
A thoroughly entertaining DVD box set that looks back over 125 years of National Geographic …
Sacha Thorpe speaks to metal-detecting enthusiasts and archaeologists, people hoping to understand the ghosts behind the ancient objects dug up from beneath our feet. How do we interpret these long-lost possessions, how do we reveal the secrets of those who made them? Podcast by Sacha Thorpe. Image: johnm2205
The Taj Mahal, often named the world’s most beautiful building, is under serious threat from subsidence. Signs of stress and physical distortions have begun appearing on the monument’s marble façade. Low water levels and diversions to the local river Yamuna may be to blame. According to an unnamed expert from the Archaeological Survey of India […]