On this edition of the program, we discuss recent discoveries that are changing what archaeologists think about the Maya and the reach of their civilization.
J.M. Adovasio is the author of books that include “Strangers in a New Land: What Archaeology Reveals About the First Americans,” documenting 35 Clovis and Folsom sites, including Meadowcroft Rockshelter.
The “radiocarbon revolution” dramatically changed the fields of archaeology and geology by enabling scientists to build more precise histories of the environment and cultures around the globe.
Throughout time, there has been one element of the living experience that remains largely unchanged, and one that is still very much at the core of what it means to be human: the unconquerable sex drive.