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4:13 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

Temperature: How Daniel Fahrenheit's Legacy Sets Us Apart From the Rest of the World

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We all have a sense of what's hot and what's cold and are able to translate that feeling to some thermometer number. But how did those numbers come about? And why is our temperature scale different from most of the rest of the world? Jerry and John crystallize answers out of this hot topic.

    

  

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