Underground Mapping Near Stonehenge Reveals a New "Super Henge"

The mysteries of Stonehenge are revealed sometimes by unusual methods—forgetting to water its grass or whacking its stones with quartz. In this case, it just took four years of staring at the ground. A new underground survey reveals a vast complex of unknown Neolithic monuments near Stonehenge, including a huge stone… » 9/09/14 8:56pm 9/09/14 8:56pm

If Stonehenge Is Actually a Giant Instrument, What Does It Sound Like?

We know that the rocks of Stonehenge were carried there from over 200 miles away, but we've never known why. Now, researchers say they believe it was for the special sonic qualities of a particular kind of stone—and that Stonehenge might have served as a bell-like instrument. » 3/09/14 4:00pm 3/09/14 4:00pm

Stonehenge's New Visitor Center Looks Positively Neolithic

The decrepit old visitor center at Stonehenge has been too small and too old for decades. In fact, it's been described with typical Brit candor as "disgraceful" and an "embarrassment" to England. Finally, this month, a new, $44 million visitors' center has opened—here's a look inside. » 12/27/13 2:00pm 12/27/13 2:00pm

Stonehenge, The Analog and Digital Clock Robot

The Stonehenge Robot isn't the most practical means to keep time, but it's got charm to spare. Programmed to carefully move any of 14 double-sided cards to display the proper time, Stonehenge gets some leeway as the cards are designed to stick to the magnetic table. The only potential problem is that the robot may… » 8/05/08 10:00am 8/05/08 10:00am