1851 in science

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The year 1851 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Astronomy[edit]

Solar eclipse of July 28, 1851: the first correctly exposed photograph of a solar eclipse, using the daguerreotype process.

Chemistry[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tobin, William (2003). The Life and Science of Léon Foucault, the Man who Proved the Earth Rotates. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-80855-3. 
  2. ^ Schielicke, Reinhard; Wittmann, Axel D. (2005). "On the Berkowski daguerreotype (Königsberg, 1851 July 28): the first correctly-exposed photograph of the solar corona". Acta Historica Astronomiae. 25: 128–147. Bibcode:2005AcHA...25..128S. 
  3. ^ Littmann, Mark; Willcox, Ken; Espenak, Fred (1999). "Chronology of Discoveries about the Sun". MrEclipse.com. Retrieved 2012-06-06. 
  4. ^ Astronomical Journal 2(33):p. 70 (1851).
  5. ^ The Chemist March 1851.
  6. ^ Riemann, Bernhard (1867). Grundlagen für einen allgemeine Theorie der Functionen einer veränderlichen complexen Grösse [Basis for a general theory of functions of a variable complex quantity]. Göttingen (Germany): Adalbert Rente. pp. 8–9. 
  7. ^ Fizeau, H. (1851). "Sur les hypothèses relatives à l'éther lumineux". Comptes rendus de l'Académie des sciences. Paris. 33: 349–355. 
  8. ^ McNeill, Ian (1972). Hydraulic Power. London: Longman. ISBN 0-582-12797-1.