Articles with keyword "Discovery and Innovation"
NEH-supported excavations at Madison's Montpelier offer insights into lifestyle differences within the estate's enslaved community
How to turn language, the core operating system of the humanities, into numbers . . .
For the first time ever, a team of scholars has made accessible to the public the field diary in which Livingstone recorded his experiences around and during the time of the infamous Nyangwe massacre.
NEH-supported archaeologists led by Stephen Houston of Brown University have discovered an undisturbed tomb of an ancient Maya king in El Zotz, Guatemala. The major find was announced jointly by Brown University and Guatemala Ministry of Culture, which authorized the work.
A joint U.S.-U.K. project is digitizing every page of all the great naturalist’s books, allowing readers to search through Darwin’s annotations and re-trace the development of the theory of evolution.
An NEH-funded archaeology project is unearthing evidence -- spanning three centuries -- that numerous oppressed groups took refuge in the swamp, including runaway slaves and displaced Native Americans.
Until very recently, many African Americans were unable to trace their ancestors’ first steps in America because so few credible records were available.
The original Jamestown settlement was thought to have vanished -- until an NEH-supported archaeology team unearthed it.
Searching through a sizable fraction of civilization’s written records before digital technology was like searching a beach for buried coins before the metal detector: a formidably time-consuming and onerous burden with a dismayingly small chance of success.