The Ancient Romans’ Concrete Recipe Could Help Us Beat Back Rising Seas

(via Popular Mechanics) Ancient Roman concrete was more durable than any developed before or since. “It’s the most durable building material in human history,” Philip Brune, a researcher at DuPont Pioneer who studies the engineering of ancient Roman monuments.  Now some researchers are wondering if the secrets of this ancient building material could help us adapt to a world of rising seas.

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