A pill thermometer is an ingestible thermometer that allows a person's core temperature to be continuously monitored. It was developed by NASA in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University for use with astronauts. Since then the pill has been used by mountain climbers, football players, cyclists and drivers.
The Thermometer Pill is currently manufactured by the company, HQ Inc under the brand name CorTemp.
- HQ Inc - the manufacturer of the pill
- The pill's patent
- Transcript of the NOVA episode, "Deadly Ascent" which features the pill prominently
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