Evolution of Measurement Techniques

The Earliest Measurement Tool

Early 1600's painting featuring a telescope.

On the telescopes in the paintings of J. Brueghel the Elder,

Hooke's Micrographia was among the first to attempt science using a microscope, 1665.

Hooke's Micrographia: Image Source

Balance: Met

If we can relate a voltage to a phenomenon, then we can measure it.