News tagged with 18th century

Treasures lost and found

Buried hoards are the stuff of childhood dreams. Treasure Under Your Feet, an exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum, brings together precious objects found all over East Anglia. Heaps of glittering coins, a ...

May 05, 2011 4 / 5 (1) 0

The least sea ice in 800 years

New research, which reconstructs the extent of ice in the sea between Greenland and Svalbard from the 13th century to the present indicates that there has never been so little sea ice as there is now. The ...

Jul 01, 2009 4.1 / 5 (66) 77