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Copper Rain Gauge



The idea for this curious precipitation collector all started thousands of years ago with the simple question: "Is all that glitters gold?" Posed by Ancient Greek King, Hiero II, to resident smarty-pants, Archimedes of Syracuse, the answer would change the world of physics, forever. Archimedes was summoned to ensure that the king's solid gold crown contained no lesser metals. The laurel-shaped headdress puzzled the thinker, since he did not know how to measure the crown's volume without damagin...
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