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Globe Galileo Thermometer
This Galileo thermometer is a glass globe containing colored glass balls that rise and fall according to the current temperature. It rests securely on a handsome wood base.
- Metal tags tell both Celsius & Fahrenheit, range is 16-34c
- Glass globe rests securely on handsome Beech wood base
- Wonder at the beauty of science
- Measures 4.25 by dia 3.25-Inches
Galileo was a "jack of all trades." He was a musician, a philosopher, a physicist, and an astronomer. He is best known for his use of the telescope and his celestial observations. Through his discoveries, he came to support the controversial Copernican theory that the planets revolve around the Sun.