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Who was Celsius?

Anders Celsius (1701-1744) was a Swedish Astronomer who in 1742 created the Celsius temperature scale that uses 100 as the freezing point of water and 0 as the boiling point o (MORE)

What is Celsius?

It is an international metric temperature scale on which waterfreezes at 0° and boils at 100° under normal atmosphericconditions. The term "Celsius" is usually preferred (MORE)

How was Celsius created?

Celsius, also known as centigrade, is a scale and unit of measurement for temperature. It is named after the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701-1744).
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Who named the Celsius?

The 9th CGPM and the CIPM  (Comité  international des poids et mesures) formally adopted "degree  Celsius" (symbol: °C) in 1948.
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Where do they use Celsius?

Almost everywhere except the US and a few isolated others. Much the same story as the metric system in general.
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How did Celsius come about?

Celsius was invented as a way of measuring temperature. A scientist named Anders Celsius put a thermometer in water until it froze, and marked where the mercury level was. He (MORE)

Where did Andres Celsius invent Celsius?

Andres Celsius developed a similar temperature scale that was the reverse of modern scale. The Celsius scale was named after the Swedish astronomer Anders Celsius (1701-1744). (MORE)