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an Italian physicist and mathematician, best known for his invention of the barometer, but is also known for his advances in optics and work on the method of indivisibles. He designed and built a number of telescopes and simple microscopes; several large lenses, engraved with his name, are still preserved in Florence.
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06/11/1644-Italian physicist Evangelista Torricelli demonstrates the principles of the mercury barometer
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