The Vikings thrived for generations after they settled Greenland more than 1,000 years ago. But then, they vanished without much of a trace.
The mystery of what happened to them has never been solved, but new research offers some clues. Here & Now's Eric Westervelt (@Ericnpr) speaks to science writer Tim Folger (@timfolger), who investigated the story for Smithsonian Magazine.
This article was originally published on February 28, 2017.
This segment aired on February 28, 2017.