THE LYCURGUS CUP – ROMAN NANOTECH

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Goblet tricks suggests ancient Romans were first to use nanotechnology

Aug 27, 2013 by Bob Yirka weblog
Goblet tricks suggests ancient Romans were first to use nanotechnology
Credit: The Trustees of the British Museum
(Phys.org) —Recent evidence suggests that the Roman craftsmen who created the Lycurgus Cup, a glass drinking goblet, used nanotechnology to cause the goblet to change color under different lighting. The cup’s unique properties were first noted when it was brought to a museum in the 1950s—it wasn’t until 1990, however, that researchers figured out how the color changers were brought about…

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-08-goblet-ancient-romans-nanotechnology.html#jCp

About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

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