Why did Earth's climate rapidly cool 12,800 years ago? Evidence is mounting that a comet or asteroid collision is to blame, with new support coming from the bottom of a South Carolina lake.
Until the recent observation of merging neutron stars, how the heaviest elements come to be was a mystery. But their fingerprints are all over this cosmic collision.
Problems occur when a country falls in love with gold, and silver might be about to get a boost from proposed solutions.
Two musicals set in working class mining communities -- one in the UK and the other in South Africa -- have diametrically opposed messages: one of hope; the other, despair.
The much-awaited report into the Marikana Massacre of 2012 is finally out. A new book tells how the miners' struggles went on to influence labour relations across industries in South Africa.