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Unformatted text preview: the individual vessels would rise or fall in proportion to their respective densities. This led to Galileo to come up with the principle that the density of a liquid changes with proportion to its temperature. This idea allowed him to invent the water thermometer. This is a prime example of how scientific knowledge can influence technological change. If it were not for Galileo’s broad knowledge of science and particularly temperatures and densities, then he would have never been able to invent the water thermometer. All invent...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2013 for the course HIST 406 taught by Professor Robertfriedel during the Spring '13 term at Maryland.

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