# 1653 in science

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The year **1653 in science** and technology involved some significant events.

## Biology[edit]

- Jan van Kessel paints a series of pictures of insects and fruit.
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## Mathematics[edit]

- Blaise Pascal publishes his
*Traité du triangle arithmétique*in which he describes a convenient tabular presentation for binomial coefficients, now called Pascal's triangle.^{[2]}

## Physics[edit]

- Blaise Pascal publishes his
*Treatise on the Equilibrium of Liquids*in which he explains his law of pressure.^{[3]}

## Births[edit]

- January 16 – Johann Conrad Brunner, Swiss anatomist (died 1727)
^{[4]} - March 24 – Joseph Sauveur, French mathematician and acoustician (died 1716)
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## Deaths[edit]

- Jan Stampioen, Dutch mathematician (born 1610) (gunpowder explosion)
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## References[edit]

**^**"Ressources Éducatives Libres - data.abuledu.org | Les ressources libres du projet AbulÉdu".*data.abuledu.org*(in French). Retrieved 4 April 2018.**^**McCleary, John (2017).*Exercises in (Mathematical) Style*. The Mathematical Association of America. p. 24. ISBN 9780883856529.**^**"Blaise Pascal".*web.csulb.edu*. Retrieved 4 April 2018.**^**Drüll, Dagmar (2013).*Heidelberger Gelehrtenlexikon: 1652–1802*(in German). Springer-Verlag. p. 14. ISBN 9783642762963.**^**Robert, Maxham,; Joseph, Sauveur, (1976). "The contributions of Joseph Sauveur (1653-1716) to acoustics".*UR research - University of Rochester*. Retrieved 5 April 2018.**^**Bjarnadóttir, Kristín; Furinghetti, Fulvia; Menghini, Marta; Prytz, Johan; Schubring, Gert (2017).*"Dig where you stand" 4: Proceedings of the fourth international conference on the History of Mathematics Education*. Edizioni Nuova Cultura. p. 179. ISBN 9788868128630.