Date: Thu Aug 20 03:03:43 2009 Back to Contents ------------------------------------------------------------------------

Author: Leahy, John

Subject: Re: unknown apparatus [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]


We agree with Bill. Best guess is a "deep sea reversing thermometer"
John Leahy
National Measurement Institute (Australia)

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Behalf Of Jerry DiMarco
Sent: Thursday, 20 August 2009 5:10 AM
Subject: [tap-l] unknown apparatus


Does anyone know what the following device is? There is a mercury

bulb at the bottom (left side). The rubber stoppers were used to hold
in place. The lower photo is a detail of the top end.

Thanks for your efforts...



Jerry DiMarco
Manager of Lecture Demonstrations and Instructional Labs
Montana State Univ., Physics Dept.

Bozeman, MT

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