Geothermal energy

Geothermal energy has been used since ancient Roman times

Geothermal energy is from thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth. Thermal energy is the energy that determines the temperature of matter. Earth’s geothermal energy originates from the original formation of the planet (20%) and from radioactive decay of minerals (80%). The geothermal gradient, which is the difference in temperature between the core of […]

Roman fonts such as Times New Roman are all based on one man's handwriting

Roman fonts such as Times New Roman are all based on one man’s handwriting

Roman fonts such as Times New Roman are all based on one man’s handwriting. Poggio was famous for his beautiful and legible book hand. The formal humanist script he invented developed into Roman type, which remains popular as a printing font today (as his friend Niccolò de’ Niccoli’s script developed into the Italic type first […]