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French physicist who invented the alcohol thermometer (1683-1757)

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First of fathom measurement standards for surveying in stable cadastre (Cafourek 1967) was manufactured in Vienna in 1817, showing the length of one Lower Austrian fathom at the temperature of 13[degrees] as per Reaumur (5).
The adversaries were led by Fontenelle, but included respectable and even prominent figures, such as Francois Nicole, Louis Bertrand Castel, Rene Antoine de Reaumur, Dortous de Mairan and others yet.
de Reaumur published the first discussions of malleable iron in 1720-1722.
That's when Reno Reaumur, a French mathematician, physicist, and nature lover had a problem publishing his research due to a simple lack of paper.
A new line of investigation was opened by the French physicist, Rene de Reaumur (1683-1757), who persuaded a kite (a species of buzzard that easily disgorges what it does not digest) to swallow open-ended tubes containing food.
de Reaumur [2] published a book with engravings that depicted macroscopic and microscopic fracture surfaces of iron and steel.
De Reaumur put pieces of meat in these juices and found they dissolved.
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