1788 in science

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The year 1788 in science and technology involved some significant events.



Earth sciences[edit]

  • James Hutton's Theory of the Earth; or an Investigation of the Laws observable in the Composition, Dissolution, and Restoration of Land upon the Globe is published for the first time, in Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.[5]








  1. ^ Jenner, Edward (1788-03-13). "Observations on the Natural History of the Cuckoo, in a Letter to John Hunter, Esq. F.R.S." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. London. 78: 219–237. doi:10.1098/rstl.1788.0016. Retrieved 2013-05-08. 
  2. ^ Sealy, Spencer G.; Guigueno, Mélanie F. (2011). "Cuckoo chicks evicting their nest mates: coincidental observations by Edward Jenner in England and Antoine Joseph Lottinger in France" (PDF). Archives of Natural History. 38: 220–228. doi:10.3366/anh.2011.0030. ISSN 0260-9541. Retrieved 2013-05-08. 
  3. ^ "Utamaro". Cambridge: Fitzwilliam Museum. Retrieved 2013-12-02. 
  4. ^ Ward, Daniel B. (2007). "Scientific Note: Quercus sinuata Walter ... Rediscovered and Neotypified". Castanea. Southern Appalachian Botanical Society. 72 (3): 177–181. doi:10.2179/0008-7475(2007)72[177:SNQSWH]2.0.CO;2. Retrieved 2011-04-05. 
  5. ^ Vol. 1(2) pp. 209–304. Theory of the Earth. Archived July 29, 2003, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Harvey, W. S.; Downs-Rose, G. (1980). William Symington, Inventor and Engine Builder. London: Northgate Publishing. ISBN 0-85298-443-X. 
  7. ^ Macleod, Innes; Neil, James (1988). The Dalswinton steamboat 1788–1988. Dumfries: Farries. ISBN 0-948278-08-0.