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like many other philosophers who have greatly extended our knowledge ofthe nature, Galileo had a remarkable aptitude for the invention of instruments designed for philosophical research. To facilitate his practical work, we find that in 15 99 he had engaged a skilled workmen who wants to live in his house and be constantly at hand to try the devices, which were forever springing from Galileo's fertile brain. Among the earliest off, his inventions appears to have Bean the thermometer, which he constructed in 16 02 No doubt this apparatus in its primitive form, diffident some respects from the contrivance we call by the same name today. Galileo at first employed water as the agent. Its expansion was the basis ofthe the measure ofthe temperature.