1515 in science

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The year 1515 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here.

Astronomy[edit]

  • A year in which Earth's so-called "second moon" Cruithne (discovered in 1986) makes a closest approach to earth. The two are in 1:1 orbital resonance, this next happens about 1903; the following occasion will be in July 2292.

Cartography[edit]

Zoology[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Van Duzer, Chet (2010). Johann Schöner’s Globe of 1515: Transcription and Study. Philadelphia, PA: American Philosophical Society. ISBN 978-1-60618-005-1. 
  2. ^ Bedini, Silvano A. (1997). The Pope's Elephant. Manchester: Carcanet Press. ISBN 1-85754-277-0.