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Ancient Romans Concrete Technique Deciphered, Researchers Upbeat

A 2,000-year-old Roman concrete harbor structure, made from volcanic ash, lime and seawater by Romans has been cracked of its secret ingredients by modern minerologists using X-ray and Advanced Light Source (ALS). A team of researchers working at the Berkeley Lab used X-rays to study samples of Roman concrete at microscopic level to learn about the mineral cements. The Lab’s ...

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