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5 Measurements You Might Not Realize Are Named After Scientists

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Published on Sep 22, 2019

Units are a major way we describe the world around us, and by looking at the scientists some of them are named after, we can get a sense of how we’ve learned so much about our universe.

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Sources:

http://www.us-metric.org/commonly-use...
https://www.mathsisfun.com/measure/me...

Fahrenheit:
https://www.notablebiographies.com/Du...
https://www.encyclopedia.com/people/h...
https://www.jstor.org/stable/301713
https://books.google.com/books?id=qJd...

Watt:
https://www.britannica.com/biography/...
https://www.egr.msu.edu/~lira/supp/st...
http://www.animatedengines.com/newcom...
http://collection.sciencemuseum.org.u...
https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/i...

Ampere:
https://www.britannica.com/biography/...
https://www.nist.gov/si-redefinition/...
https://www.famousscientists.org/andr...
https://www.indiebound.org/book/97816...
https://www.sizes.com/units/ampHist.htm

Hertz:
https://www.famousscientists.org/hein...
https://www.famousscientists.org/how-...
http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/teach_... [PDF]
https://www.iec.ch/about/history/over...

Celsius:
https://www.famousscientists.org/ande...
https://www.astro.uu.se/history/celsi...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjht4...
https://www.thoughtco.com/difference-...
https://www.bipm.org/en/committees/ci...

Images:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/qui...
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/mer...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Da...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ja...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ja...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:St...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:20...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Am...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Am...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:He...
https://www.videoblocks.com/video/tun...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:He...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...

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