The (Arguably) Most Important Instrument in Physics

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Thermometers might seem like a basic instrument, but science would not be the same without them, and they helped us understand one of the most important ideas in all of science: the conservation of energy.

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Sources:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4360093/
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Images:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Joule_James_sitting.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/usb-overcklock-digital-thermometer-and-voltage-gm916024344-252075793
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Faraday_disk_generator.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Joule%27s_Apparatus_(Harper%27s_Scan).png
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vintage_image_of_steam_train.jpg

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