Sunday, September 19


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Scientists discover why Stonehenge is so tough | Digital Trends Spanish

Stonehenge has always aroused the fascination of scientists and researchers around the world. It is one of the most iconic monuments on the planet and now professionals have discovered what has made it so resistant. A study conducted by the University of Brighton and published in the Plos One magazine, points out that the key to Stonehenge's strength lies in the geochemical composition of its rocks. According to the work, they are composed of 99.7 percent quartz crystals, a material that is very durable, as well as being resistant to erosion and weathering. It is practically indestructible. The sample for analysis was taken from stone 58, one of many stones that have been tumbled. It was subjected to conservation work in the 1950s after the discovery of a crack running through the st...