Evangelista Torricelli


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Italian physicist who invented the mercury barometer (1608-1647)

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It turns out that this is a very well known problem which in the seventeenth century was given by the mathematician Pierre de Fermat to Evangelista Torricelli (the discoverer of the barometer).
For instance, the Italian mathematician Evangelista Torricelli was the first to measure the weight of the atmosphere.
Many of his supporters were religious as well as secular academicians, among them the Benedictine monk, Benedetto Castelli, and the inventor of the barometer, Evangelista Torricelli.
My daughter found a plaque in this area that had the name Evangelista Torricelli and said he was a mathematician.