Thermoscope

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Mark Cartwright
by Chatsam
published on 31 August 2023
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A thermoscope, an invention credited by some to Galileo (1564-1642). This type of early thermometer has a narrow tube filled with water which moves up a scale when air in the bulb is heated and so expands, pushing down the liquid. (Musée des Arts et Métiers, Paris)

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