#46: The History of Temperature

Fahrenheit, Celsius, Kelvin – these are of course the names of temperature scales, and also the names of men who made important advancements in the study of temperature.
 

Show Notes

Evolution of the thermometer 1592-1743
Thermoscopes, thermometers, and the foundations of measurement (pdf)
GradianGradians, Not Degrees: How to Measure Navigational Velocity Using the Metric System (pdf)

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