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Archaeology Professor Sarah Yeomans Discusses the Reality of Ancient Pompeii

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.27.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

The eponymous movie (Pompeii) is fun, and I like this stuff, thus I figured I'd go the extra mile and speak with a real-life archaeologist -- the intrepid kind! -- in the form of Professor Sarah Yeomans, a faculty member at West Virginia University.

Interview With Paul W. S. Anderson, Pompeii Director, on the Film's Scientific and Historical Accuracy

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alejandro Rojas

The filmmakers did their best to accurately portray what producer and director Paul W. S. Anderson calls "probably the most spectacular disaster of the ancient world." I talked with Anderson about the ways he incorporated history and science in order to make the movie as accurate as possible.

WATCH: Is This Volcanic Activity In Rome?

Posted 08.28.2013 | Weird News

On Saturday, something strange came up at Rome's Fiumicino airport. No, we're not talking about Superman, but instead what appears to be a fumarole, a...

'Game Of Thrones' Star Battles Volcano

Posted 08.22.2013 | Entertainment


What Was It Like To Live In Pompeii?

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

LONDON — The British Museum plans to take visitors into the streets, salons and bedrooms of the ancient Roman world with a major exhibition abou...

Ancient Roman Comes Back To Life, Tweets About Pompeii

Posted 08.27.2012 | Denver

Over the weekend, an ancient Roman came to life on Twitter to recount the final hours of the city of Pompeii before Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried ...

Could Cosmic Rays Help Predict Deadly Volcano Eruptions?

| Posted 01.03.2012 | Green

By Philip Yam (Click here for original article.) The volcano that buried Pompeii in A.D. 79 still rumbles deep down. Last erupting in 1944, Mount ...