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1628 in science
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List of years in science
involved some significant events.
De Motu Cordis
Medicine and physiology
Medicine and physiology
publishes his findings about
Exercitatio Anatomica de Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus
(published in Frankfurt).
March 10 –
April 23 –
Johann van Waveren Hudde
, Dutch statesman and
June 8 –
The Hutchinson Factfinder
. Helicon. 1999.
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Science (from Latin scientia, meaning "knowledge") is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in
, known in some English-speaking countries as corn, is a large
plant domesticated by
(129–c. 216) noted the optic chiasm is X-shaped. (Engraving from
(1525) Man drawing a lute, using
techniques, as well as Alhazen's technique of taut strings to visualize a
, shown here in a 1689 portrait, made seminal contributions to
. Newton shares credit with
for the development of calculus.
Technology ("science of craft", from Greek τέχνη, techne, "art, skill, cunning of hand"; and -λογία, -logia) is the
Image: Dampfturbine Montage 01
By the mid 20th century, humans had achieved a mastery of technology sufficient to leave the atmosphere of the Earth and
The spread of paper and printing to the West, as in this
s communicate their ideas easily, leading to the
Age of Enlightenment
; an example of technology as cultural force.
The invention of integrated circuits and the
chip from 1971) led to the modern
William Harvey (1 April 1578 – 3 June 1657) was an English physician who made seminal contributions in anatomy and
An experiment from Harvey's de Motu Cordis
William Harvey on a 1957
Image: William Harvey ( 1578 1657)
The Italians (Italian: Italiani [itaˈljaːni]) are a nation and ethnic group native to Italy, who share a common
fresco from the
Tomb of the Leopards
, the first chairwoman of a university in a scientific field of studies.
Expedition of the Thousand
The Pantheon and the
Fontana del Pantheon
. Roman relics and Roman culture are important national symbols in Italy.
The Dutch (Dutch: Nederlanders ), occasionally referred to as Netherlanders—a term that is cognate to the Dutch word
Image: Clovis crop
Act of Abjuration
, signed on July 26, 1581, was the formal declaration of independence of the Dutch Low Countries.
A typical November scene in the Dutch town
The Dutch Proverbs, Bruegel the Elder
A telescope is an optical instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic
The 100 inch (2.54 m) Hooker
Mount Wilson Observatory
near Los Angeles, USA.
The "onion" dome at the
Royal Observatory, Greenwich
housing a 28-inch refracting telescope with a remaining segment of
's 120-centimetre (47 in) diameter reflecting telescope (called the "
" due to its
) in the foreground.
The primary mirror assembly of
James Webb Space Telescope
under construction. This is a
and its coated with
to reflect (orange-red) visible light, through near-infrared to the mid-infrared
Modern telescopes typically use
instead of film for recording images. This is the sensor array in the
Germans (German: Deutsche) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Germany and other parts of Central Europe, who share a
Roman limes and modern boundaries.
Germanic Kingdoms in Europe c. 500 AD
Holy Roman Empire
in 972 (red line) and 1035 (red dots) with
Kingdom of Germany
marked in blue
18 January 1871: The proclamation of the
Hall of Mirrors
Palace of Versailles
appears in white. The Grand Duke of Baden stands beside Wilhelm, leading the cheers. Crown Prince Friedrich, later
, stands on his father's right.
A polymath (Greek: πολυμαθής, polymathēs, "having learned much," Latin: homo universalis, "universal man") is a person
Leonardo da Vinci
, a polymath of the
was one of the most influential polymaths.
Abū Rayḥān al-Bīrūnī
was a Persian polymath.
Medieval German polymath
Hildegard of Bingen
, shown dictating to her scribe in an illumination from
Korea is a historical country in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinct sovereign states: North
UNESCO World Heritage Site
The earliest surviving depiction of the Korean flag was printed in a US Navy book Flags of Maritime Nations in July 1889.
1628 in art
Events from the year 1628 in art. — Events — February – Gerrit Dou becomes a pupil of Rembrandt; the latter, then 22
– The Death of
Image: Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem The Judgment of Paris WGA05252
Image: Diego Velázquez Maria Anna of Spain Prado
Marcello Malpighi (10 March 1628 – 29 November 1694) was an Italian biologist and physician, who is referred to as the
Marcello Malpighi, a lifetime portrait by
Portrait of Marcello Malpighi pointing to the
of a baby's skull, by an unknown painter
Malpighi's tomb in Bologna
Constantijn Huygens Jr.
Constantijn Huygens Jr., Lord of Zuilichem (10 March 1628 – October 1697) was a Dutch statesman and poet, mostly known
Constantijn Huygens Jr., self portrait (1685)
from Christiaan and Constantijn Huygens
A pencil drawing of Castle Zuilichem attributed to Huygens with inscriptions: "'t huijs te Zuylichem" and "August 1657". The castle was renovated by Constantijn Huygens Sr. in 1630.
Johannes (van Waveren) Hudde (23 April 1628 – 15 April 1704) was a burgomaster (mayor) of Amsterdam between 1672 –
Johannes van Waveren Hudde
Specilla circularia, a text on telescopes from 1656 by Johannes Hudde
A mathematician is someone who uses an extensive knowledge of mathematics in his or her work, typically to solve
In 1938 in the United States, mathematicians were desired as teachers, calculating machine operators, mechanical engineers, accounting auditor bookkeepers, and actuary statisticians
1632 in science
The year 1632 in science and technology involved some significant events. — Events — The University of Tartu in
Frontispiece and title page of Galileo's Dialogue
The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp
1629 in science
The year 1629 in science and technology involved some significant events. — Botany — In London, John Parkinson
1620s in architecture
Buildings — 1619 - Børsen in Copenhagen, Denmark designed by Lorentz and Hans van Steenwinckel the Younger, is
Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah
Physiology (from Ancient Greek φύσις (physis), meaning 'nature, origin', and -λογία (-logia), meaning 'study of') is
Oil painting depicting
, the father of modern physiology, with his pupils
Rudolph Goclenius the Elder (Latin: Rudolphus Goclenius; born Rudolf Gockel or Göckel; 1 March 1547 – 8 June 1628) was
A philosopher is someone who practices philosophy, which involves rational inquiry into areas that are outside either
The School of Athens
depicting the central figures of
, and other ancient philosophers exchanging their knowledge.
Yi Su-gwang or Sugwang (1563–1628), also known as Lee Soo-kwang, was a Korean sarim, a military official, and a
A sample pages from the Jibong Yuseol
Scholar-officials, also known as Literati, Scholar-gentlemen, Scholar-bureaucrats or Scholar-gentry (Chinese: 士大夫;
A 15th-century portrait of the
. The decoration of two
on his chest are a "
", indicating that he was a civil official of the first rank.
International Standard Book Number
The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique numeric commercial book identifier. — An ISBN is assigned to
A 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an
EAN-13 bar code
The parts of a 10-digit ISBN and the corresponding EAN‑13 and barcode. Note the different check digits in each. The part of the EAN‑13 labeled "EAN" is the