Floating Oil Filled Glass Orbs Tell Indoor Temperature
I've always wanted one of these glass thermometers. Recently, I saw one in the home of a neighbor, and was immediately struck by how cool they are. Galileo Thermometers are magnificent creations that make Galileo's 400 year old principle of relative density a functional reality. An accurate indoor thermometer encased in brilliant glass, the Galileo is the point at which art meets science. Each of the liquid-filled floats weighs exactly.006 grams more than the one above it in the cylinder to ensure a stately and orderly procession of ups and downs as the temperature changes.
At Galileo 17" Liquid Thermometer
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Posted by Jay Brewer at October 5, 2007 6:28 AM