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    Living submerged at the bottom of an ocean of air.
    — Evangelista Torricelli
    tags: living  ocean 
     
    The Geometer has the special privilege to carry out, by abstraction, all constructions by means of the intellect.
    — Evangelista Torricelli
    Is it a surprise that into the vessel, in which the mercury has no inclination and no repugnance, not even the slightest, to being there, it should enter and should rise in a column high enough to make equilibrium with the weight of the external air which forces it up?
    — Evangelista Torricelli
    Many have argued that a vacuum does not exist, others claim it exists only with difficulty in spite of the repugnance of nature; I know of no one who claims it easily exists without any resistance from nature.
    — Evangelista Torricelli
    tags: nature 
     
    winds are produced by differences of air temperature, and hence density, between two regions of earth.
    — Evangelista Torricelli
    tags: earth 
     
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    evangelista torricelli
    Birth    : October 15, 1608
    Death  : October 25, 1647
    Occupation  : Physicist