Web edition: October 12, 2012
No one knows for certain why ancient people built Stonehenge, a circular monument of stones in Great Britain. But somebody built it. A new study now concludes that it was most likely erected by prehistoric people who herded animals and moved around the countryside. Until now, most scientists had suspected crop farmers had built Stonehenge.
B. Bower. Herders, not farmers, built Stonehenge. Science News Online, September 6, 2012. [Go to]