viking age

  • When the Vikings reached the Americas

    Solar-storm evidence dates a Canadian Viking settlement to (exactly) 1000 years ago.

    New research from the Netherlands has more accurately dated a Viking settlement in Newfoundland, Canada, revealing th...

    Civilisations October 21, 2021
  • Vikings weren’t who we thought

    New DNA analysis could rewrite the history books.

    The popular modern image of blond-haired Scandinavian Vikings has been upended by extensive ancient DNA analysis, pub...

    Archaeology September 17, 2020