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Fahrenheit gives a description of a barometer and provides details of experiments made using the barometer with boiling liquid. Includes one figure of a temperature scale.

Subject: Thermodynamics

Read to the Royal Society on 14 May 1724

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Barometri novi descriptio'

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14 May 1724
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3 pages

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Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit

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Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Paper, 'Barometri novi descriptio' [Description of a new barometer] by D G [Daniel Gabriel] Fahrenheit, 14 May 1724, CLP/4i/71, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 19 April 2024

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