Galileo Thermometer 28cm
The Galileo Thermometer is an elegant temperature reading device that every science enthusiast needs. It is a sealed glass cylinder that contains clear liquid and glass bulbs that are all a different density. As the temperature changes, the balls rise and fall, giving you a temperature reading.
The temperature is read from the engraved metal discs that hang off each bulb – if a bulb is floating in the middle, that is the current temperature, or if some are at the top and some at the bottom the temperature will between the bulbs on either side of the gap.
- Measures approximately 28cm
- Temperature range 18°C to 28°C
- Hand blown glass
As well as a fascinating scientific instrument, the Galileo Thermometer is a beautiful piece to put on display.
The Galileo Thermometer is also available for purchase in store at Space Place.