Galileo Globe Thermometer

Colorful glass bulbs rise or sink when the temperature of the room (and the liquid) changes.

$25.00

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Pop quiz: A liquid's density changes in proportion to its what? C: (always choose C) Temperature. You can thank Galileo for that discovery—one that was so cool someone turned it into a thermometer. Colorful glass bulbs in different weights rise or sink when the temperature of the room (and the liquid) changes, creating subtle lava lamp-style movement. They also feature tags for both Fahrenheit and Celsius. While most versions of this thermometer are cylindrical, this design is circular and sits on a handsome wood base, making it a distinct desktop conversation starter. Made in China.

Made from
glass, beech wood, steel, alcohol, water
Measurements
4.25" H x 3.25" dia.
Care
wipe clean with a damp cloth
Item ID
44855

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UncommonGoodsGalileo Globe Thermometer
 
3.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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4.0

Interesting thermometer

By 

from New Haven, CT

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts
    • Small Rooms

    Comments about UncommonGoods Galileo Globe Thermometer:

    I hope this will be a hit in the Yankee Swap.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    3.0

    Maybe it will be useful in the fall?!

    By 

    from Virginia

    About Me Budget Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Clean
    • Easy To Install

    Cons

    • Narrow range of temperatures

    Best Uses

    • Needs variable environment
    • Outside

    Comments about UncommonGoods Galileo Globe Thermometer:

    This is a very attractive design from good quality materials; however, I suspect that the globe shape (rather than the traditional tall cylinder) renders it less functional. It has been consistently over 75F, so we haven't seen it do anything yet; the markers remain crowded in the bottom. Somewhat anticlimactic for my son who has wanted one for at least a year, but maybe better luck in the fall? And possibly better outside if your home maintains a continuous climate.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Very efficient delivery, carefully packed

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Looks nice but does not work well

    By 

    from New Jersey

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about UncommonGoods Galileo Globe Thermometer:

        looks nice but impossible to read temperature

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        GREAT SUPER SUPRISE GIFT!!!!

        By 

        from Phoenix, Az

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bedroom
          • Gifts
          • Large Rooms
          • Small Rooms

          Comments about UncommonGoods Galileo Globe Thermometer:

          It is really cool jut to look at. and a wonderful gift for my cool son!!!!!

          Service and delivery comments:

          Great delivery perfect timing.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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