Torricelli, Evangelista
Torricelli, Evangelista
Italian mathematician and physicist, born at Faenza, 15 October, 1608; died at Florence, 25 October, 1647

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  • Torricelli , Evangelista — (1608–1647) Italian physicist Born at Faenza in Italy, Torricelli was educated at the Sapienza College, Rome. His De motu (1641; On Movement) attracted the attention of Galileo who invited him to come to Florence to work and live with him. After… …   Scientists

  • Torricelli, Evangelista — born Oct. 15, 1608, Faenza, Romagna died Oct. 25, 1647, Florence Italian physicist and mathematician, inventor of the barometer. He served as secretary to Galileo during the last three months of the latter s life and was appointed to succeed him… …   Universalium

  • Torricelli, Evangelista — ► (1608 47) Matemático y físico italiano. Demostró que las parábolas correspondientes a una velocidad inicial dada y con distintos ángulos de inclinación son todas tangentes a una misma curva. Inventó el barómetro de mercurio y enunció el teorema …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Torricelli,Evangelista — Tor·ri·cel·li (tôr ə chĕlʹē, tôr ē ), Evangelista. 1608 1647. Italian mathematician and physicist who invented the mercury barometer. * * * …   Universalium

  • TORRICELLI, EVANGELISTA —    a celebrated Italian physicist; devoted himself to science, and attracted the attention of Galileo, whom he subsequently succeeded as professor at the Florentine Academy; discovered the scientific principle of the barometer, which is sometimes …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Evangelista Torricelli — (* 15. Oktober 1608 in Faenza; † 25. Oktober 1647 in Florenz) war ein italienischer Physiker und Mathematiker. Leben Torricelli stammte aus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Evangelista Torricelli — «Torricelli» redirige aquí. Para la unidad de presión homónima, véase Torr. Retrato de Evangelista Torricelli en la tapa de Lezioni d Evangelista Torricelli. Evangelista Torricelli (Faenza, Italia, 15 de octubre 1608 Florencia, Italia, 25 de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Evangelista Torricelli —     Evangelista Torricelli     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Evangelista Torricelli     Italian mathematician and physicist, born at Faenza, 15 October, 1608; died at Florence, 25 October, 1647. Modigliana, in Tuscan Romagna, and Piancaldoli, in the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • TORRICELLI (E.) — TORRICELLI EVANGELISTA (1608 1647) Physicien et mathématicien italien, né à Faenza et mort à Florence, inventeur du baromètre. Les écrits de Galilée inspirèrent à Torricelli un traité de mécanique, De motu (Du mouvement ), qui devait à son tour… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Torricelli — Torricelli, Evangelista Torricelli, experimento de …   Enciclopedia Universal

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