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At a glance, the Celsius scale makes more sense than the Fahrenheit scale for temperature measuring. But its creator, Anders Celsius, was an oddball scientist. When he first developed his scale, he made freezing 100Ëš and boiling 0Ëš, or upside down. No one dared point this out to him, so fellow scientists waited until Celsius died to change the scale. thermometer

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