Evangelista Torricelli

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


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Italian named Evangelista Torricelli invented the barometer to measure
In 1643, Evangelista Torricelli, an Italian mathematician and student of Galileo, propounded the theory of measuring atmospheric pressure using a column of mercury.
Evangelista Torricelli of Italy (1608-1647) invented the barometer in 1643.
The barometer, which measures air pressure, was invented by Evangelista Torricelli in 1643.
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).