Which measuring instrument was invented by the Italian physicist and mathematician Evangelista Torricelli in 1643? - Alea-Quiz

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Which measuring instrument was invented by the Italian physicist and mathematician Evangelista Torricelli in 1643?

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The mercury barometer: the atmospheric pressure is balanced by a column of mercury surmounted by a closed and empty space. It was invented by Evangelista Torricelli in 1643.

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