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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... More »
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A thermometer is a device that measures temperature or a temperature gradient. ...... A history of the thermometer and its use in meteorology. Baltimore: Johns ...

www.thoughtco.com/the-history-of-the-thermometer-1992525

Apr 17, 2017 ... The first thermometers were called thermoscopes, however, in 1724 Gabriel Fahrenheit invented the first mercury or the modern thermometer.

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The first thermometers were called thermoscopes - In 1724 Gabriel Fahrenheit invented the first mercury ... Inventors The History Behind the Thermometer ...

www.livescience.com/39841-temperature.html

Sep 20, 2013 ... History of the thermometer. Galen, a Greek scientist and physician, made the first attempt at measuring temperature in A.D. 170.

www.theguardian.com/science/2003/aug/06/weather.environment

Aug 6, 2003 ... Tim Radford explains how Gabriel Fahrenheit, Anders Celsius and Lord Kelvin came to their own conclusions when it came to measuring heat ...

www.brannan.co.uk/who-invented-the-thermometer

The first recorded thermometer was produced by the Italian, Santorio Santorio ( 1561-1636) who was one of a group of Venetian scientists working at the end of ...

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May 7, 2013 ... The Fahrenheit scale was standard only in English-speaking countries and only until around 1970, when it was replaced by the Celcius scale ...

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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,  ...

www.hevac-heritage.org/electronic_books/thermometer_history/thermometer_history.pdf

HISTORY OF THE THERMOMETER. The earliest form of temperature measuring instrument was a primitive type of thermoscope which is mentioned by the ...