Fahrenheit

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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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The Mile High City set two new records: a low of minus 14 Fahrenheit degrees (minus 25.
6 (a) (kWh) megajoules (MJ) Temperature 32 degrees = O (a) (d) Fahrenheit degrees Celsius ([degrees]F) ([degrees]C) 212 degrees = 100 (a) Fahrenheit degrees Celsius ([degrees]F) ([degrees]C) (a) Exact conversion.
The researchers calculated that in such temperature-sensitive fishes - and there might well be many more than just six genera - a rise of 7 Fahrenheit degrees predicted by some models for the end of the century would yield three males for every female, a ratio unfavorable for maintaining populations.
2]) Energy 1 British thermal unit joules (J) (Btu) (c) 1 calorie (cal) joules (J) 1 kilowatthour (kWh) megajoules (MJ) Temperature 32 degrees Fahrenheit degrees Celsius (d) ([degrees]F) ([degrees]C) 212 degrees Fahrenheit degrees Celsius ([degrees]F) ([degrees]C) (a) Exact conversion.
2]) Energy 1 British thermal unit joules (J) (Btu) (c) 1 calorie (cal) joules (J) 1 kilowatthour (kWh) megajoules (MJ) Temperature (d) 32 degrees Fahrenheit degrees Celsius ([degrees]F) ([degrees]C) 212 degrees Fahrenheit degrees Celsius ([degrees]F) ([degrees]C) (a) Exact conversion.