New Orleans For all of the superrich interest in space as a new frontier for the future, it seems that science is making major advances in discovering clues about our past. I’m not talking about last year or one-hundred years ago, I’m talking about tens of thousands of years ago back before the Enlightenment and the Euro-versions of history became the definition of today. Dating has improved for archeologists. Imagining systems in the ground and from the air are opening up new pages in prehistory. Discoveries both in water and where shores receded have revealed amazing finds. Joining with anthropologists, some are coming up with new questions, new possibilities, and new theories that offer a more nuanced understanding of the past than any of us were taught, and that some may not find comfortable.