Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 71, Issue 1, pp 13–18 | Cite as

Strange weighers

  • E. Robens
  • S. P. Garg


The balance is an instrument very often depicted as a symbol and operated by gods and saints and at the end by a monkey. This extraordinary group of weighers is reviewed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Anorganische Chemie und Analytische Chemie der Johannes Gutenberg-UniversitätMainzGermany
  2. 2.CRM JAT CollegeHisar (Haryana)India

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