Learn how to convert Celsius scales to
Fahrenheit (and visa versa). The site also provides some background
information on the Fahrenheit, Celsius and Kelvin temperature scales.
Galileo was a very
active scientist and mathematician, whose ideas often conflicted with those
that were held during the 17th century. Read more about Galileo’s life, his
work, and the problems he encountered.
Discover more about Anders Celsius
and his work at the Uppsala Observatory in Sweden.
Find out more about Daniel Fahrenheit, the
inventor of the alcohol thermometer and the Fahrenheit scale.
the university where Lord Kelvin (inventor
of the Kelvin temperature scale) worked, and read a short biography about
the man who determined absolute zero.