Monthly Archives: January 2012

Making a Thermometer

The word ‘thermometer’ comes ultimately from the Greek thermos and metron, heat measurer. The bulb thermometer is the commonest. The thermometer contains a liquid, generally alcohol or mercury. Bulb thermometers rely on the simple principle that a liquid changes its volume relative to … Continue reading

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2011 – a good year

Over 106.000 people have been here, mostly from the USA and the UK Here’s the statistics for 2011

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