Torricelli's Barometer

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Science Museum, London
published on 30 October 2023
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A replica model of the barometer designed by Evangelista Torricelli (1608-1647) in 1643 which used mercury in a thin glass tube stood in a container of mercury to measure air pressure. (Science Museum, London)

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London, S. M. (2023, October 30). Torricelli's Barometer. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18085/torricellis-barometer/

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London, Science Museum,. "Torricelli's Barometer." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 30, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18085/torricellis-barometer/.

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London, Science Museum,. "Torricelli's Barometer." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 30 Oct 2023. Web. 24 Jul 2024.

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