Learn about the history of Mercury motor vehicles, visit the official Mercury website, and find Mercury consumer information.
The aneroid barometer was invented in 1845. This type of barometer uses an evacuated sealed chamber instead of mercury to measure air pressure.
Photo of an aneroid barometer. Barometers were invented during the 17th century by Evangelista Torricelli, and modern barometers operate similarly to those early mercury barometers.
www.barometers.us/ Mercury News
Shiny Droplets of Mercury on a Textured Surface
Mercury: The Iron Planet. New York, NY. Gareth Stevens Publishing. 2010.
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