Evangelista Torricelli (15 October 1608 – 25 October 1647) was an Italian physicist and mathematician. He was a student of Galileo. He is known for his invention of the barometer. He is also known for improving the field of optics and his work on the method of indivisibles.
Evangelista Torricelli by Lorenzo Lippi (c. 1647)
15 October 1608
|Died||25 October 1647 (aged 39)|
|Awards||Enrico Fermi Award (1966)|
|Institutions||University of Pisa|