1624 in science

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The year 1624 in science and technology involved some significant events.

Astronomy[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Exploration[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

  • Henry Briggs publishes Arithmetica Logarithmica.
  • Edmund Gunter produces The description and use of sector, the cross-staffe, and other instruments for such as are studious of mathematical practise, notable for being published in English as a practical text.[2]

Medicine[edit]

Technology[edit]

Events[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Usus astronomicus planisphaerii stellati
  2. ^ Wilson, Robin (2005-11-16). "Who invented the calculus? – and other 17th century topics". London: Gresham College. Archived from the original on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2011-06-06. 
  3. ^ Bloxam, G. A. (1957). "Letters Patent for Inventions: their Use and Misuse". Journal of Industrial Economics. Wiley. 5 (3). ISSN 0022-1821. 
  4. ^ "René Descartes". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-11.