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Researchers believe this man’s brain turned to glass — and the reason might have something to do with a volcanic eruption at Mt. Vesuvius 2,000 years ago ?

Scientists have identified a shiny, black material found inside the skull of a Mt Vesuvius victim at the ancient site of Herculaneum as a vitrified brain, which was transformed by the volcanic eruption's heat into glass

Researchers believe this man’s brain turned to glass — and the reason might have something to do with a volcanic eruption at Mt. Vesuvius 2,000 years ago 🧠

A new analysis of glassy material found in a skull at Herculaneum suggests high temperatures from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD, but other researchers disagree.

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Mt. Vesuvius may have turned Ancient Roman brains into glass. A newly published article claimed to have analyzed the first evidence of preserved brain matter

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Researchers believe this man’s brain turned to glass — and the reason might have something to do with a volcanic eruption at Mt. Vesuvius 2,000 years ago ?

Mt. Vesuvius may have turned ancient Roman brains into glass by @DrKillgrove 

Human brains can be turned into glass, given the right geological circumstances. “Extreme high temperatures from the [eruption of Mt. Vesuvius] liquefied the man’s brain, which then cooled quickly and turned into bits of glass.” Future windows.

Mt Vesuvius victim’s brain ‘turned to glass’ as hundreds more baked to death – studies

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A new analysis of glassy material found in a skull at Herculaneum suggests high temperatures from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD, but other researchers disagree.

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A newly found inscription at #Pompeii  is rewriting the history of the eruption of Mt Vesuvius. The 'extraordinary find' survived the catastrophic destruction of the Roman town in 79AD - and the centuries since.

Archaeologists uncover a new treasure in the ruins of Pompeii: a richly painted garden scene in the shrine area of a home that had been buried following the explosion of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D. (Fixes link)

Skeleton of a man who appears to have been fleeing devastating eruption of Mt. Vesuvius discovered in new excavation work in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii.

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Scientists hope to learn how Pompeii’s residents lived before Mt Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D.

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Hello Molise, Lazio, Abruzzo... and also Naples and Mt. Vesuvius! #Italy 

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Scientists using X-rays to read 2,000-year-old papyrus scroll buried when Mt. Vesuvius erupted

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#Volare sopra il #Vesuvio , di notte. Directly above a dark Mt. Vesuvius #Italy 

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