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German physicist who invented the mercury thermometer and developed the scale of temperature that bears his name (1686-1736)

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In London, a guardsman was stretchered off the Horse Guards parade ground after fainting in 77 degrees Fahrenheit (25 Celsius) during the Trooping the Colour ceremony.
Earlier this year Microsoft said it would be supporting Fahrenheit on a range of operating systems including Linux to increase its attractive.
This is the Fahrenheit scale, and it is still commonly used in the United States to measure temperature.
In most cities around the world with human populations of 100,000 or more, there exist noticeable heat islands that are two to eight degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the surrounding countryside.
Opening an office in Europe is a natural progression in our company's growth and a strategic move for us in a market that is currently underserved," said Geoff Vuleta, Chief Executive Officer for Fahrenheit 212.
Headquartered in New York City and London, Fahrenheit 212 will provide its specialized capabilities for innovation strategy and consumer-centric design to the expanded offerings of Capgemini Consulting.
Skip Newhall holds a graph from his thermograph that hit 134 degrees Fahrenheit last July in Death Valley, a tie for the all-time hottest temperature in the northern hemisphere.
CHANNEL FOUR has won the battle to show Michael Moore's controversial film Fahrenheit 9/11.
WASHINGTON is in a frenzy to try to counter the unprecedented success of Michael Moore's documentary film Fahrenheit 9/11 and its exposure of Bush and Blair's lies to justify war in Iraq.
Fahrenheit 9/11 became the biggest grossing documentary of all time this weekend, as movie-goers packed cinemas to watch the George Bush-bashing film.
It can get well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38C) inside a car,' a meteorologist said.
Reuters, for example, featured a story on March 19th that claimed the Antarctic Peninsula had warmed by an astonishing 36 degrees Fahrenheit during the past half-century.
But details of the technology were non existent as was any news of the next-generation graphics software called Fahrenheit that HP is supposedly working on with Microsoft Corp and Silicon Graphics Inc to combine HP's DirectModel 3D rendering technology, SGI's high-end 3D OpenGL libraries and other Microsoft technology.
9 Centigrade, 66 Fahrenheit * JULY MEDIAN TEMPERATURE: San Jose: 20.
On the coldest day, January 19, 1997, the temperature dropped to 9 degrees Fahrenheit, and on that day alone, the emergency operators handled 3,004 calls.