Like the fictional character she inspired, Matilda was at the center of a civil war, fighting her own relatives for control of the royal throne.
While Singapore's iconic Raffles Hotel may be marketed as a tranquil throwback to a bygone age, it also reveals the complicated truths of imperialism.
The 1947 partition of India and creation of Pakistan came with a hefty price—especially for the subcontinent’s women.
Galileo's telescopic view of the Moon sparked a giant transformation in the way human beings thought about the natural world.
In the 1960s, the government proposed the construction of two dams in the Grand Canyon, potentially flooding much of Grand Canyon National Park.
Women’s roles as icons ranged from being seductive and erotic to mythical and religious as they imparted social, political, and ethical values.
The world’s largest archaeological museum is poised to open on the Giza Plateau, building on two centuries of museum planning and development.
Rocks and minerals don’t simply reflect light. They play with it and interact with light as both a wave and a particle.
The White House is calling for the integration of natural capital accounting frameworks into land-use decisions, putting nature on the balance sheet.
In mycology’s early days, botanical drawing was, for some women, a calling. Their mushroom renderings were key to establishing this new field.