The Homigrade Thermometer
In principle, designing a thermometer scale is easy. The trick lies in persuading others to use your scale. The Homigrade scale is an example of a clever and useful scale that has never caught on. Students can use it as an example of how they might set up their own arbitrary temperature scales.
“The Homigrade Thermometer”, The Physics Teacher, 46, 548-549 (2008)
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