An Animated History of the Fahrenheit Scale and What 0°F Means and Why Water Freezes at 32°F

Veritasium shared the history of Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit and the Fahrenheit temperature scale in a video animated by Marcello Ascani. The video explains some specific numbers on the scale like what 0°F means and why water freezes at 32°F.

The crazy story of the arbitrary temperature scale used in a tiny minority of countries.