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When Engineers Make Mistakes, People Die

On August 14, 2018, the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy, collapsed, killing at least 39 people and destroying an important highway linkage. A replacement bridge was inaugurated on August 3, 2020,  but the question still remains: why did the 51-year-old Morandi Bridge collapse while 2000-year-old Roman aqueducts still stand? The […]