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By W. E. Knowles Middleton

This heritage of the thermometer comprises controversy approximately its invention, the tale of other scales, Fahrenheit and centigrade, and the background of the slow medical then renowned figuring out of the idea that of temperature. no longer till 1800 did humans drawn to thermometers start to see truly what they have been measuring, and the impetus for making improvements to thermometry got here principally from examine of the weather―the liquid-in-glass thermometer turned the meteorologist's device prior to that of the chemist or physicist. this wonderful introductory research follows the improvement of indicating and recording thermometers until eventually fresh instances, emphasizing meteorological applications.

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