Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit


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Noun1.Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit - German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit - German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)
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1686: Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer, was born.
1686: Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, physicist who invented the mercury thermometer, was born.
1686: Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, German |physicist who invented the mercury thermometer, was born.
It's widely known that 32 degrees F corresponds to zero degrees centigrade, but when it comes to converting the two measures, that's where the problem starts because one must first subtract 32 from the Fahrenheit temperature and then multiply the result by five, and then divide the product by nine to obtain the centigrade, which in America is called Celsius, the name of the Swedish physicist Anders Celsius, who in 1742 developed the decimal system (18 years after the German Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit created the system that bears his name).
1686: Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, Dutch-German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and devised the temperature scale bearing his name, was born.