What is it about Roman concrete that keeps the Pantheon and the Colosseum still standing?

The Secrets of Ancient Rome’s Buildings

The Pantheon, a temple to the gods, was completed in A. The temple's dome is still the largest unreinforced concrete dome in the worl.

ancient Roman concrete secrets can revolutionize modern architecture | Roman Temple in Pozzuoli, Bay of Naples, Italy

Ancient Roman Concrete Is About to Revolutionize Modern Architecture

Interesting article on composition of that nearly-indestructible ancient Roman concrete history buffs love so much. But, pretty photo, too! - Roman Temple in Pozzuoli, Bay of Naples, Italy

the ancient Roman concrete combination of limestone, volcanic ash, and seawater required far less heat (which means far less fuel) for solidification...

Roman concrete was a lot greener than the stuff we make today

The core of this thick Roman wall was filled by one of their greatest innovations: concrete.

Roman concrete was used to construct the magnificent pantheon, which has endured for two millennia.

Researchers discover secret recipe of Roman concrete that allowed it to endure for over years. Roman concrete was used to construct the magnificent pantheon, which has endured for two millennia.

Justinian's Constantinople

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Roman concrete was a lot greener than the stuff we make today #GreenLiving #Environment

Roman concrete was a lot greener than the stuff we make today

Mystery of 2,000-year-old Roman concrete solved by scientists | The Independent

Mystery of 2,000-year-old Roman concrete solved by scientists

Scientists Uncover the Chemical Secret Behind Roman Self-Healing Underwater Concrete

Ancient Roman Concrete was Far Superior to Our Own.Scientists studying the composition of Roman concrete, which has been submerged under the Mediterranean Sea for the last 2,000 years, have discovered that it was superior to modern-day concrete in terms of durability and being less environmentally damaging. http://ancientufo.org/2014/04/ancient-roman-concrete-was-far-superior-to-our-own/

Roman Seawater Concrete Holds the Secret to Cutting Carbon Emissions

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The reasons why Roman concrete structures have endured for thousands of years.

The very thing that causes modern concrete structures to corrode has sustained ancient Roman construction over eons.Bloodlust, bad haircuts and the use of urine as a tooth whitener aside, the Romans …

A magnified piece of Roman concrete consisting of lime, volcanic sand, and rock

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

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