Who made the first barometer?

Answer Evangelista Torricelli made the first working barometer. The barometer is a device that is used to measure the air pressure. He completed his invention in 1643 at the University of Pisa.Source:NewW... Read More »

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What does a barometer tell you?

Barometers measure the amount of pressure in the air around you. Barometers use mercury to measure air pressure, which is dependent upon the weather and the elevation of your location, such as at s... Read More »

How to Set a Barometer?

A barometer measures air pressure and can forecast the weather within a 12 to 24 hour period. The pressure is measured by inches of mercury, which indicated by a gauge on the instrument. In order t... Read More »

What is a barometer and what does it do?

A barometer is a device that measures the atmospheric pressure of the air. It can also measure altitude---distance above sea level---as the pressure changes at different levels. The first baromet... Read More »