ancient rome, construction, metamaterials, tobermorite

Did Ancient Romans Use Advanced Technology to Make Buildings Earthquake-Proof?

The ancient Romans undoubtedly built one of Europe’s most influential civilizations after the Greeks. Their contribution to art and architecture is immense. A recent study now posits that Romans may have used metamaterial technology when constructing important buildings to keep them safe from earthquakes. Earthquake-proof structures “Metamaterials are artificial structures comprising arrays of resonators that ...

Armin Auctor