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CATEGORY: Ancient Technology
Mystery of Ancient Roman Sundial Deciphered Using Digital Modeling
January 2, 2014

A decades-old misconception about two Ancient Roman monuments has been corrected by researchers using 3-D digital simulations and NASA data. Read More

The Secrets of Ancient Roman Concrete
June 21, 2013

By analyzing concrete used to build 2,000-year-old Roman structures, a team of scientists may have found a longer-lasting, greener alternative to modern cement. Read More

Is Rome’s Pantheon a Giant Sundial?
August 4, 2011

The Pantheon's roof opening may have shed light on the building's entryway on important days of the year, a new study suggests. Read More