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Adam Taggart
By Adam Taggart on Tue, Jul 4, 2017 - 4:00pm

Scientists explain ancient Rome's long-lasting concrete

Believe it or not, it has taken science two thousand years to finally unlock why the type of concrete used by the ancient Romans has been able to last so long compared to our modern version:

Scientists explain ancient Rome's long-lasting concrete

Ancient sea walls built by the Romans used a concrete made from lime and volcanic ash to bind with rocks.

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