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Italian supervolcano research featured on cover of Science

The cover of this week's issue of Science features Tiziana Vanorio's research, which found similarities between fiber-reinforced rocks beneath Italy’s dormant Campi Flegrei supervolcano and Roman concrete.

By
Ker Than
Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
August 13, 2015
Science magazine cover

The journal Science this week showcases recent work by Tiziana Vanorio, which found that the fiber-reinforced rocks beneath Italy’s dormant Campi Flegrei supervolcano are similar to a wonder-material used by the ancients to construct enduring structures such as the Pantheon.