The celebrated Pascal followed Torricelli with another deduction.
I remembah Torricelli—he's the fellah who used to paint all his women crooked.
Galileo and his pupil Torricelli had both been busy with the subject.
In hydraulics, also, Torricelli seems to have taken one of the first steps.
The manner in which Torricelli reached his famous law of efflux for liquids leads again to our principle.
The instrument as we now know it had its beginning with Galileo, Torricelli, and Pascal, but was not perfected until about 1650.
While working on this subject, Torricelli, in 1643, performed the following experiment.
The weight of the atmosphere was therefore understood before Torricelli.
Torricelli carries the principle back to the properties of the centre of gravity.
But this general demonstration is based after all upon Huygens and Torricelli's remarks.