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The ancient Romans made a cup use nanotechnology

Romans cupRoman made 1600 years ago can be an example of nanotechnology, experts say. Mysterious Cup, made of diachronic glass, capable of changing color from green to red, depending on the lighting.

When creating a bowl, which is exhibited in the British Museum in London, were used technology that is now called nanotechnology – controlled manipulation of materials at atomic and molecular level.

These technologies, according to scientists, can be used in a variety of fields – from diagnosis to detect bombs at airports.

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Posted by on August 29, 2013 in Historical

 

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Recycling of glass was used by the ancient Romans

RomansThe University of Sheffield were analyzed glassware III-IV centuries BC, which were made at the time of the Ancient Roman Empire. According to the experts, even at that time the master mastered the art of recycling broken glass and a second to let it into production – reports the Discovery News .

Studies have analyzed 128 samples of Roman dishes. In order to know the composition of the glass used spectrometry ICP-AES.

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Posted by on June 10, 2013 in civilization, Historical, miracles

 

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