Thermometer built by Galilei

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Historical Context Note


Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) builds a crude thermometer using the contraction of air to draw water up a tube.

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Citation:
Editors. "Thermometer built by Galilei". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=6087, accessed 04 August 2015.]