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

Discussion in 'Science and Technology' started by OddTrader, Jul 18, 2017.

  1. mlawson71 likes this.
  2. One day, the whole humanity will understand that there were some entities in our ancient past that had higher technology than we have now. Romans probably inherited this technology one way or another. I believe mitology is real.
     
  3. Romans were truly exceptional builders - the fact that their engineers possessed no modern technology to help them calculate their structures makes them even more impressive.
     
  4. maxpi

    maxpi

    They could build a little one and test it. We probably use our computers to avoid physical modeling
     
  5. Modern engineers still occasionally build models, despite computer calculation.