Before the Taqba Dam impounded the Euphrates River in northern Syria in the 1970s, an archaeological site named Abu Hureyra bore witness to the moment ancient nomadic people first settled down and started cultivating crops. A large mound marks the settlement, which now lies under Lake Assad.
Researchers find evidence of a cosmic impact that caused destruction of one of the world's earliest human settlements
- 7. 3 2020 (11:01)