Anders Celsius

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Swedish astronomer who devised the centigrade thermometer (1701-1744)


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In 1701, astronomer Anders Celsius, inventor of the Celsius temperature scale, was born in Uppsala, Sweden.
After a brief visit with him, with the help of the mythical time machine the scene fast-forwards and we leap in time to visit with Anders Celsius for a pleasant and informative conversation.
Bonn in der latei-nischen Literatur der Neuzeit (Cologne, 2003); Companion to the History of the Neo-Latin Studies in Hungary, edited by Istvan Bartok (Budapest, 2005), appeared in conjunction with the 2006 congress in Budapest; and the organizers of the 2009 meeting in Uppsala provided facsimile editions entitled Nova literaria Maris Balthici & Septentrionis and Three Dissertations under the Presidency of Anders Celsius (Uppsala, 2009).
Name what is being measured (eg Anders Celsius is temperature).
1701: Anders Celsius, the Swedish astronomer who created the Centigrade temperature scale, was born in Uppsala.