1908 in science

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The year 1908 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Archaeology[edit]

Astronomy[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Genetics[edit]

History of science[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Physics[edit]

Physiology and medicine[edit]

Technology[edit]

  • A long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time.
  • Henry Ford develops the assembly line method of automobile manufacturing and produces the first Model T automobile.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Stephenson, F. R.; Morrison, L. V.; Whitrow, G. J. (1984). "Long-Term Changes in the Rotation of the Earth: 700 B.C. to A.D. 1980" (PDF). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. London. 313 (1524): 47–70. Bibcode:1984RSPTA.313...47S. doi:10.1098/rsta.1984.0082. ISSN 0080-4614. Retrieved 2012-05-24. 
  2. ^ Pasechnik, I. P. (1986). "Refinement of the moment of explosion of the Tunguska meteorite from the seismic data". Cosmic Matter and the Earth (in Russian). Novosibirsk: Nauka. p. 66. 
  3. ^ Farinella, Paolo; Foschini, L.; Froeschlé, Christiane; Gonczi, R.; Jopek, T. J.; Longo, G.; Michel, Patrick (2001). "Probable asteroidal origin of the Tunguska Cosmic Body" (PDF). Astronomy and Astrophysics. 377: 1081–1097. Bibcode:2001A&A...377.1081F. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20011054. Retrieved 2011-08-23. 
  4. ^ Trayner, Chris (1994). "Perplexities of the Tunguska Meteorite". The Observatory. 114: 227–231. Bibcode:1994Obs...114..227T. Retrieved 2011-08-23. 
  5. ^ "Kikunae Ikeda Sodium Glutamate". History of Industrial Property Rights. Japan Patent Office. 2002-10-07. Retrieved 2010-11-12. 
  6. ^ Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. p. 148. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8. 
  7. ^ 'Student' (March 1908). "The probable error of a mean" (PDF). Biometrika. 6 (1): 1–25. doi:10.1093/biomet/6.1.1. Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  8. ^ Mie, Gustav (1908). "Beiträge zur Optik trüber Medien, speziell kolloidaler Metallösungen". Annalen der Physik. Leipzig. 25: 377–445. Bibcode:1908AnP...330..377M. doi:10.1002/andp.19083300302. Retrieved 2012-01-17.  English translation, American translation
  9. ^ Kuhn, R. (2004). "Eugen Bleuler's concepts of psychopathology". History of Psychiatry. 15: 361–6. doi:10.1177/0957154X04044603. PMID 15386868. 
  10. ^ Buerger, Leo (1908). "Thrombo-angiitis obliterans: a study of the vascular lesions leading to presenile spontaneous gangrene" (PDF). The American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 136: 567–80. doi:10.1097/00000441-190810000-00011. [permanent dead link]
  11. ^ Corner, George W. (1967). "Warren Harmon Lewis, June 17, 1870 – July 3, 1964" (PDF). Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences (39): 323–358. 
  12. ^ "Viktor Amazaspovich Ambartsumian - Armenian astronomer". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 21 February 2018.