History, Politics & Society
How were thermometers invented?
Asked in Inventions
Who invented the mercury and alcohol thermometers?
Asked in Physics
How do thermometers with thermometers with liquid in glass measure temperature?
Asked in Health, Blood Types, The Difference Between
Different types of thermometers?
Celsius and Fahrenheit Thermometers Clinical Thermometers Ear (Tympanic) thermometers Pacifier Thermometers Underarm or Oral Thermometers Food Thermometers Outdoor Thermometers Mechanism of Different Types of Thermometers Mercury and Alcohol Thermometers Digital Thermometers Alcohol thermometer Beckmann differential thermometer Bi-metal mechanical thermometer Electrical resistance thermometer Galileo thermometer Infrared thermometer Liquid Crystal Thermometer Medical thermometer (e.g. oral thermometer, rectal thermometer, basal thermometer) Mercury-in-glass thermometer
How would your lives be different without the element Mercury?
Asked in Body Temperature
Why are digital thermometers used these days?
Digital thermometers have replaced mercury thermometers because mercury is toxic. [Personal commentary: digital thermometers are not accurate and mercury thermometers are so how many people are being harmed by not knowing their temperature versus how many would be harmed by the mercury if accurate thermometers were still used?]