1820 in science

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List of years in science (table)

The year 1820 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Greenough's Geological map of England & Wales published by the Geological Society 1819
Geological Map of England & Wales by G.B Greenough, published by the Geological Society, 1819

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  1. ^ "A brief history of the RAS". Royal Astronomical Society. Retrieved 2011-08-16. 
  2. ^ Royal Society of South Africa (1977). Brown, Alexander Claude, ed. A History of Scientific Endeavour in South Africa: A Collection of Essays Published on the Occasion of the Centenary of the Royal Society of South Africa. Cape Town: Royal Society of South Africa. p. 60. 
  3. ^ Herapath, J. (1821). "A Mathematical Inquiry into the Causes, Laws and Principal Phæenomena of Heat, Gases, Gravitation, &c". Annals of Philosophy. 9: 273–293. Retrieved 2011-10-28. 
  4. ^ a b Jones, A. G. E. (1982). Antarctica Observed: Who Discovered the Antarctic Continent?. Caedmon of Whitby. ISBN 0-905355-25-3. 
  5. ^ "Sample Entries for Four Explorers". The Atlantic Circle. Retrieved 2011-12-06. 
  6. ^ Conybeare (1822) in Conybeare & Phillips p. xlvii.
  7. ^ Drewry, Charles Stewart (1832). "Section III". A Memoir of Suspension Bridges: Comprising The History Of Their Origin And Progress. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. pp. 37–41. Retrieved 2011-08-16.