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Inventing temperature measurement and scientific progress

Hasok Chang (Author)
Chang examines how scientists first created thermometers; how they measured temperature beyond the reach of standard thermometers; and how they managed to assess the reliability and accuracy of these instruments without a circular reliance on the instruments themselves.
Print Book, English, 2007
Oxford University Press, New York, N.Y, 2007