Galileo Invented the Thermometer

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.

Date:
      1592
Name(s):
      Galileo Galilei
Occupation:
      Physicist, Astronomer
Location:
      Padua, Italy


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