A thermometer is a device that measures temperature or a temperature gradient.
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The first thermometers were called thermoscopes, however, in 1724 Gabriel
Fahrenheit invented the first mercury or modern thermometer.
Timeline showing the development of the thermometer from Galileo to Kelvin.
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,
A Brief History of Thermometry. All thermometers work on the principle of
detecting changes in the physical properties of things as temperature changes.
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Galileo invented the first documented thermometer in about 1592. It was an air
thermometer consisting of a glass bulb with a long tube attached. The tube was ...
Most classic thermometers measure temperature using liquids that expand and
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