Citanda: How Did the Victims of Vesuvius Die?

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Since I seem to have a wonky internet connection this a.m., I’ll link to this very interesting blog post based on:

a study just published in PLoS ONE by Giuseppe Mastrolorenzo, Pierpaolo Petrone, Lucia Pappalardo and Fabio Guarino, entitled Lethal Thermal Impact at Periphery of Pyroclastic Surges: Evidences at Pompeii.