1789 in science

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The year 1789 in science and technology involved some significant events.

Anatomy[edit]

  • Antonio Scarpa publishes Anatomicæ disquisitiones de auditu et olfactu, a classic treatise on the hearing and olfactory organs.[1]

Astronomy[edit]

Botany[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Exploration[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Technology[edit]

Awards[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richardson, Benjamin Ward (1886). "Antonio Scarpa, F.R.S., and Surgical Anatomy". The Asclepiad. London: Longmans, Green and Co. 4 (16): 128–157. Retrieved 2008-06-10. 
  2. ^ Herschel, William (1 January 1790). "Account of the Discovery of a Sixth and Seventh Satellite of the Planet Saturn; with Remarks on the Construction of its Ring, its Atmosphere, its Rotation on an Axis, and its spheroidical Figure". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. London. 80: 1–20. doi:10.1098/rstl.1790.0001. Retrieved 2011-11-23. 
  3. ^ Ridpath, Ian. "Telescopium Herschelii". Star Tales. Retrieved 2016-03-08. 
  4. ^ Wikisource Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Jussieu, De". Encyclopædia Britannica. 15 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. pp. 593–4. 
  5. ^ Vega, Géorge (1789-08-20). "Détermination de la Demi-Circonférence d'un Cercle" (PDF). Nova Acta Academiae Scientiarum Imperialis Petropolitanae. Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Arts and Sciences. 9. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-02-04. Retrieved 2012-01-06. 
  6. ^ Forbes, Thomas Rogers (1985). Surgeons at the Bailey: English Forensic Medicine to 1878. New Haven: Yale University Press. p. 7. ISBN 0-300-03338-9.