1840 in science

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List of years in science (table)

The year 1840 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Contents

Events

Astronomy

Biology

Chemistry

Earth sciences

Exploration

History of science

Medicine

Metrology

Physics

Technology

Awards

Births

Deaths

References

  1. Whewell, William (1840). "Introduction". The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences, founded upon their history. 1. London: J. W. Parker. pp. 113, 71.
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  3. "physicist, n". Oxford English Dictionary online version. Oxford University Press. September 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-02.
  4. Black, George W. (1978). "Justus Liebig's Contribution to Agricultural Chemistry". Journal of Chemical Education . 55 (1): 33. Bibcode:1978JChEd..55...33B. doi:10.1021/ed055p33.1.
  5. "Hess, Germain Henri". Archived from the original on 2007-02-09. Retrieved 2007-03-12.
  6. "Antarctic Exploration — Chronology". Quark Expeditions. 2004. Archived from the original on 2006-09-08. Retrieved 2006-10-20.
  7. Guillon, Jacques (1986). Dumont d'Urville. Paris: France-Empire. ISBN   978-2-7048-0472-6.
  8. Headrick, Daniel R. (1981). The Tools of Empire: Technology and European Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN   978-0-19-502832-4.
  9. Bühler, Walter Kaufmann (1987). Gauss: a biographical study. Springer-Verlag. pp. 144–145. ISBN   978-0-387-10662-5.
  10. Hecht, Eugene (1987). Optics. Addison Wesley. p. 134. ISBN   978-0-201-11609-0.