1710 in science

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The year 1710 in science and technology involved some significant events.



Physiology and medicine[edit]

  • Alexis Littré, in his treatise Diverses observations anatomiques, is the first physician to suggest the possibility of performing a lumbar colostomy for an obstruction of the colon.
  • Stephen Hales makes the first experimental measurement of the capacity of a mammalian heart.[3]





James Short's telescope



  1. ^ http://messier.seds.org/xtra/Bios/halley.html
  2. ^ * O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F., "1710 in science", MacTutor History of Mathematics archive, University of St Andrews .
  3. ^ Forssmann, Werner. Nobel Lecture in Physiology or Medicine, 1956.
  4. ^ Arbuthnott, J. (1 January 1710). "An Argument for Divine Providence, Taken from the Constant Regularity Observ'd in the Births of Both Sexes. By Dr. John Arbuthnott, Physitian in Ordinary to Her Majesty, and Fellow of the College of Physitians and the Royal Society". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. 27 (325-336): 186–190. doi:10.1098/rstl.1710.0011.  Reprint.
  5. ^ "Ole Rømer - Danish astronomer". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 3 April 2018.