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The Riddle of Ancient Roman Concrete, David Moore, PE - this dam is made of lime and fly ash, a by product of electric power plants Ancient Aliens, Ancient Rome, Ancient Mysteries, Unexplained Mysteries, Roman Concrete, Unexplained Phenomena, Coal Miners, Concrete Building, Mystery Of History

The Riddle of Ancient Roman Concrete, David Moore, PE

While shot blasting a coal seam in 1928, a miner found, among the dislodged coal, blocks of concrete about a foot across. The faces of the blocks were highly polished. The remainder of the wall disappeared into the coal seam. A second miner working a coal face about 100 yards away struck what seemed to be the same wall. Another coal miner in West Virginia claimed miners had found a WELL CONSTRUCTED CONCRETE BUILDING! "...the more you know."

This recipe was originally released on /r/Floathouse. Many thanks to Michael Eliot and Andy Thomas for releasing it. Now, on to the instructable!What is Geopolymer. Roman Concrete, Things To Know, Soap Making, The Cure, Home Improvement, Pure Products, Recipes, Plastering, Project Ideas

Roman Geopolymer Concrete Recipe

Roman Geopolymer Concrete Recipe: This recipe was originally released on /r/Floathouse. Many thanks to Michael Eliot and Andy Thomas for releasing it. Now, on to the instructable!What is Geopolymer Concrete?The term 'geopolymer' can be confusing because when we hear the word we are …

Many people overlook homemade survival cement, but it’s an essential component of off-the-grid living. There are many uses for survival cement. If you are trying to survive in the wilderness … Roman Concrete, Concrete Cement, Survival Life, Survival Skills, Primitive Survival, Red Bricks, Tiny House Design, How To Make Homemade, Romans

How To Make Homemade Survival Cement | Survival Life

Homemade survival cement is easy to make and can be used for building various structures in almost any environment. Learn how to use it here!

Roman Seawater Concrete Holds the Secret to Cutting Carbon Emissions Berkeley Lab scientists and their colleagues have discovered the properties that made ancient Roman concrete sustainable and durable Opus Caementicium, Roman Concrete, Concrete Art, Scanning Electron Microscope Images, Portland Cement, Concrete Structure, Sustainable Architecture, Sustainable Design, Modern Architecture

Roman Seawater Concrete Holds the Secret to Cutting Carbon Emissions

At the Advanced Light Source, scientists analyzed samples from a Roman breakwater that has been submerged in the Bay of Naples for over two millennia, revealing the secrets of crystal chemistry that allow Roman seawater concrete to resist chemical attack and wave action for centuries. The manufacture of extraordinarily durable Roman maritime concrete released much less carbon than most modern concrete does today and presents important opportunities for improving quality and reducing…

Secrets of Roman concrete revealed. The concrete walls of Trajan’s Markets in Rome have stood the test of time and the elements for nearly years. They have even survived a major earthquake in 1349 [Credit: Marie Jackson] Ancient Greek Architecture, Roman Architecture, Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Roman Concrete, Concrete Walls, Volcanic Ash, Dogue De Bordeaux

The Roman construction secret; concrete mortar based on volcanic ash

The Roman construction secret; concrete mortar based on volcanic ash. Roman architecture managed to stand the test of time thanks to a 'secret ingredient': the existence of volcanic ash in the mortar. Scientists believe that 'recipe' can be useful for the construction of modern day buildings.

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Roman Geopolymer Concrete Recipe

Roman Geopolymer Concrete Recipe: This recipe was originally released on /r/Floathouse. Many thanks to Michael Eliot and Andy Thomas for releasing it. Now, on to the instructable!What is Geopolymer Concrete?The term 'geopolymer' can be confusing because when we hear the word we are …

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Researchers discover secret recipe of Roman concrete that allowed it to endure for over 2,000 years

Ancient Rome’s concrete recipe is an impressive feat in architectural history.

By 25 BC, ancient Romans developed a recipe for concrete specifically used for underwater work which is essentially the same formula used today. Opus Caementicium, Roman Concrete, Battle Of Actium, Classical Latin, Roman Republic, Ancient Romans, Roman Empire, Underwater, Recipes

By 25 BC, ancient Romans developed a recipe for concrete specifically used for underwater work which is essentially the same formula used today.

Roman concrete, also called opus caementicium, was a material used in construction during the late Roman Republic and the entire history of the Roman

Why year-old Roman concrete is so much better than what we produce today - ScienceAlert Roman Concrete, Ancient Rome, Year Old, Clc, Science, One Year Old, Age, Roman Britain

Why 2,000 Year-Old Roman Concrete Is So Much Better Than What We Produce Today

One of the fascinating mysteries of Ancient Rome is the impressive longevity of some of their concrete harbour structures. Battered by sea waves for 2,000 years, these things are still around while our modern concoctions erode over mere decades.

Seawater is the secret to long-lasting Roman concrete : Nature News & Comment Roman Concrete, Ancient Recipes, Chemical Reactions, Ancient Rome, The Secret, Greece, Amp, News, Nature

Seawater is the secret to long-lasting Roman concrete

Ancient recipe has lasted 2,000 years thanks to chemical reactions that result in a rare mineral.

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The Riddle of Ancient Roman Concrete, David Moore, PE

The Riddle of Ancient Roman Concrete, David Moore, PE