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Torricelli, Evangelista

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Pronunciation: /ˌtɒrɪˈtʃɛli
 
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( 1608–47), Italian mathematician and physicist. He invented the mercury barometer, with which he demonstrated that the atmosphere exerts a pressure sufficient to support a column of mercury in an inverted closed tube.

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