Galileo Thermometer Definition


A thermometer made of a sealed glass cylinder containing a clear liquid and several glass vessels of varying densities . As temperature changes, the individual floats rise or fall in proportion to their respective density.


Origin of Galileo Thermometer

  • Named after Galileo Galilei , who discovered the principle on it is based: that the density of a liquid changes in proportion to its temperature.

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