1881 in science

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The year 1881 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Astronomy[edit]

  • 22 May – John Tebbutt discover the long-period comet, C/1881 K1 (also known as the Great Comet of 1881, Comet Tebbutt, 1881 III, 1881b).[1]

Biology[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

History of science and technology[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Technology[edit]

Awards[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THE GREAT COMET OF 1881". The South Australian Advertiser ( Adelaide, South Australia). 8 June 1881.  letter from C. Todd
  2. ^ "Przewalski's horse". TAKH. 2009. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
  3. ^ Hellemans, Alexander; Bunch, Bryan (1988). The Timetables of Science. Simon & Schuster. p. 304. ISBN 0671621300. 
  4. ^ with Friedrich Moritz Brauer (1882). "Beiträge zur Gräberfauna" ["Contributions on the fauna of graves"]. Verh. k. & k. zool.-bot. Ges. Wien 31 pp. 207–210.
  5. ^ Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Archaeological Society 5:5–21.
  6. ^ Newcomb, Simon (1881). "Note on the frequency of use of the different digits in natural numbers". American Journal of Mathematics. 4: 39–40. doi:10.2307/2369148. JSTOR 2369148. 
  7. ^ Chaves, Carballo E. (2005). "Carlos Finlay and yellow fever: triumph over adversity". Military Medicine. 170: 881–5. doi:10.7205/milmed.170.10.881. PMID 16435764. 
  8. ^ Dunn, P. M. (2002). "Stéphane Tarnier (1828–1897), the architect of perinatology in France". Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition. 86 (2): F137–9. doi:10.1136/fn.86.2.f137. PMC 1721389Freely accessible. PMID 11882561. 
  9. ^ Tay, Waren (1881). "Symmetrical changes in the region of the yellow spot in each eye of an infant". Transactions of the Ophthalmological Society. 1: 55–57. 
  10. ^ Booth, Jeremy (1977). "A short history of blood pressure measurement". Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine. 70 (11): 793–9. PMC 1543468Freely accessible. PMID 341169. 
  11. ^ a b Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 434–435. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  12. ^ "The Siemens tram from past to present" (PDF). Siemens. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-25. Retrieved 2011-06-16. 
  13. ^ "Godalming Power Station". Engineering Timelines. Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2010-07-06. 
  14. ^ "The Savoy Theatre". The Times. London. 1881-10-03. p. 7. 
  15. ^ Burgess, Michael (January 1975). "Richard D'Oyly Carte". The Savoyard: 7–11. 
  16. ^ "Savoy Theatre". The Times. 1881-12-29. p. 4. Retrieved 2012-01-30.