'Galileo's Thermometer' or 'Termometro Infingardo', 1989-1999

Made:
1989-1999 in Stillwater
maker:
Ad-Glass

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Thermometer consisting of a number of glass balls weighted to be of different densities, in a liquid, arranged to sink one after the other as the temperature rises, known as a 'termometro infingardo' or (incorrectly) as 'Galileo's thermometer', made by Ad-Glass, Stillwater, Oklahoma 14075, 1989-99.

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1999-177
Materials:
glass, water
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 480 mm x x , 100 mm, 1.405kg
type:
thermoscope
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
  • thermometers
credit:
Robinson, Dr. D. A.

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