Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist and astronomer invented the thermometer in 1592. It was an inverted glass container with a long neck containing a liquid as temperatures changed so did the inside air volume, thereby altering the liquid levels.
- What is a Galileo Thermometer? – Headline ScienceNow
In 1593, Galileo Galilei discovered that the density of liquids (how much they contract and expand) reacts predictably to changes in temperature. Armed with this discovery, he invented a device that allowed temperature variations to be measured.Aug 18, 2014
- Galileo thermometer – Wikipedia
Although named after the 16th–17th-century physicist Galileo, the thermometer described in this article was not invented by him. Galileo did invent a thermometer, called Galileo’s air thermometer (more accurately termed a thermoscope), in or before 1603.
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In other parts of Europe the inventor Cornelis Drebbel and Robert Fludd … The liquid in glass thermometer was developed in the 1630s, but a universal standard …
- Galileo didn’t invent thermometer that bears his name – Phys.org
Sep 5, 2012 – This article examines whether he did invent this Galilean thermometer and shows that he invented another type of thermometer, called a …
- How does a Galileo thermometer work? | HowStuffWorks
Based on a thermoscope invented by Galileo Galilei in the early 1600s, the thermometer on your co-worker’s desk is called a Galileo thermometer. A simple …