Reconstruction of Galileo's Thermoscope, 1592-1600

Made:
1592-1600 (original)
maker:
Galileo Galilei
SMG00256852

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Reconstruction of Galileo's thermoscope (replacement for 1930-650), (original 1592-1600).

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1988-507
Materials:
cork, glass and liquid (unidentified)
type:
thermoscope
taxonomy:
  • processes and techniques
  • assembling
  • construction
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
  • thermometers
credit:
Glaisher Parfitt and Pegler