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WATCH: Fahrenheit, Celsius, Kelvin Explained In 10 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.21.2013 | Science

Don't quite understand the difference between Fahrenheit, Celsius, and Kelvin? Don't have time for a long explanation of temperature scales? You're...

Computer App 'Paints' Portrait Of Long-Dead Physicist

AP | Posted 11.27.2012 | Science

WARSAW, Poland -- Scientists in Poland have created a computer portrait of 18th century physicist Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit using images of his relati...

$107,802 Paid For A Thermometer?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.10.2012 | Money

(BNPS) Bidding must have reached the boiling point. One of the first thermometers made by Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit sold on Tuesday for $107,80...

Science Words: Numbers

Cheryl B. Frech | Posted 10.13.2012 | Science
Cheryl B. Frech

All countries utilize a mixture of historical and metric units, but the United States is especially multicultural in this area. A simple trip to the grocery store might find you purchasing a two-liter container of a soft drink, a gallon of milk and a pound of beef.