Mysterious Pattern in a Cave Is Oldest Rock Art Found in Patagonia

In the stark inland desert of Patagonia in Argentina, there is a remote cave decorated with nearly 900 paintings of human figures, animals and abstract designs. Until recently, archaeologists had assumed that the rock art at this site, known as Cueva Huenul 1, was created within the past few thousand years. But in a paper


Explosions Rock Kyiv as Ukraine Braces for Broad Russian Attack

Explosions echoed across the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, on Monday as Ukrainian officials warned of a large-scale Russian missile attack aimed at targets nationwide. The missiles approached Kyiv at about 5 a.m. local time and air defenses appeared to work, Andriy Yermak, a senior adviser to President Volodymyr Zelensky, said in a statement as the first


Oscars Viewers Jumped After Will Smith’s Slap of Chris Rock

The Oscars viewers swelled by greater than half one million individuals on Sunday shortly after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock, capping the awards present with a late-night surge. At 10:27 p.m., Mr. Smith attacked Mr. Rock after the comic delivered a joke onstage about Mr. Smith’s spouse, Jada Pinkett Smith. Almost 17.4 million viewers had


‘Rock Backside Riser’ Assessment: A Cosmic View of Hawaii

Fern Silva’s debut characteristic “Rock Backside Riser,” an experimental documentary that explores people’ relationship to nature in Hawaii, brings consciousness to how the deliberate development of a 30-meter telescope on Mauna Kea, the archipelago’s most sacred mountain, might have damaging results on Indigenous communities. The movie is a psychedelic tour of the islands, leaping from