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Secrets Of Long-Lasting Roman Concrete Revealed By New Study

thewestsidegazette.com
 2021-10-11

Cover picture for the articleAncient Romans not only invented concrete but created structures with it that have withstood the ravages of time and the elements. A new study claims to have uncovered the secret of this longevity. While modern concrete is prone to degrading, crumbling and cracking within a few decades, Roman concrete...

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Ellipsis Eroteme
10-12

new study? Hate to break it to the author we already knew this. it wasn't really "lost" technology, it's just that cost and convenience of material won out in the industrial age over quality.

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