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The History and Development of Mercury Thermometers
The Quicksilver Chemistry I October 25, 1996 One day an ancient alchemist was sitting at his and noticed a strange silvery liquid-like metal. He called several of his colleagues over to admire it. It was passed down through the years, this chemical reaction, that formed this "Quicksilver" as the alchemist...
A History and Importance of Thermometers
To measure temperature, we use thermometers. We do this by using materials that change in some way whenever they are heated or cooled. The length of the liquid column is longer or shorter depending on the temperature. Modern day thermometers use temperature in Fahrenheit or Celsius. Thermometers used today can be as easy as...