Evangelista Torricelli (// TORR-ee-CHEL-ee, also US: /-/ TOR-, Italian: [evandʒeˈlista torriˈtʃɛlli] (listen); 15 October 1608 – 25 October 1647) was an Italian physicist and mathematician, and a student of Galileo. He is best known for his invention of the barometer, but is also known for his advances in optics and work on the method of indivisibles.
|Died||25 October 1647 39) (aged|
|Alma mater||Sapienza University of Rome|
|Institutions||University of Pisa|
|Academic advisors||Benedetto Castelli|
|Notable students||Vincenzo Viviani|