Scientists figured out why pyroclastic flow cheat friction and move rapidly. The findings could help scientists and the authorities to predict the movement of the heated volcanic materials and save the communities in its path.
Earth/Environment April 10, 2019
The Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD killed thousands of people, and many thought that most of them died due to asphyxiation. However, a new study revealed that for some victims, their skulls exploded and bodily fluids vaporized.
Ancient October 10, 2018
Archaeologists discovered four human skeletons and gold coins in the ruins of an ancient shop in Pompeii. The remains belong to people who died when Mount Vesuvius erupted in A.D. 79.
Ancient June 25, 2016
Metallic ink has been discovered on Herculaneum papyrus scrolls that were charred during the Mount Vesuvius eruption dated 2,000 years ago. This sets the invention of metallic ink to a few centuries earlier than previously thought.
Animals March 23, 2016