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Ancient progress in concrete

The Pantheon, in Rome, is thought to be almost 2,000 years old. (getyourguide.com) A number of publications have run stories describing the recent discovery of how the ancient Romans made their concrete structures last so long. For example, the dome … Continue reading

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Worthy R.I. Hall of Fame

Rhode Island has had a hall of fame, as distinguished from, let’s say, a sports or a music hall of fame, since 1965. It is, however, one of only four states without a true home for its pantheon of venerated … Continue reading

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