History of the Thermometer
Nearly everyone is familiar with thermometers, whether they use them to decide if it's worth putting on the heavy overcoat or for measuring the internal temperature of food. But how long have thermometers been around, and why are there so many different...
Mercury thermometer for measurement of room temperature. A thermometer is a
..... A history of the thermometer and its use in meteorology. Baltimore: Johns ...
Early History The first thermometers were called thermoscopes and while several
inventors invented a version of the thermoscope at the same time, Italian ...
Sep 20, 2013 ... History of the thermometer. Galen, a Greek scientist and physician, made the first
attempt at measuring temperature in A.D. 170.
are calibrated in standard temperature units such as Fahrenheit (used in the United States) or Celsius (used in Canada) and Kelvin (used mostly by scientists).
It was perhaps the first crude clinical thermometer
, as it was designed to be place in a ... More »
It had thus become a full-fledged air thermometer. The first series of ... Sources:
The standard work on the history of the thermometer is W. E. Knowles Middleton,
Aug 6, 2003 ... A brief history of thermometers. Tim Radford explains how Gabriel Fahrenheit,
Anders Celsius and Lord Kelvin came to their own conclusions ...
Timeline showing the development of the thermometer from Galileo to Kelvin.
Galileo (1564-1643) constructed a thermometer as early as 1592, but it had no ...
B Noyes, 'The history of the thermometer and the sphygmomanometer', Bull ...
May 7, 2013 ... History of Thermometer ... The Thermometer Song (song for kids about
temperature) - Duration: ... Galileo Thermometer: How Does it Work?