Which scientist invented the air pump in 1686? - Alea-Quiz

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Which scientist invented the air pump in 1686?

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Otto von Guericke is a German scientist, inventor and politician. His main scientific contribution concerns the physics of the vacuum. He is the inventor of the air pump, the ancestor of the vacuum pump, consisting of a piston, a cylinder and a non-return valve, designed to extract air.

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