1624 in science

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The year 1624 in science and technology involved some significant events.

Events[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Exploration[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

  • Henry Briggs publishes Arithmetica Logarithmica.
  • Edmund Gunter produces The description and use of sector, the cross-staffe, and other instruments for such as are studious of mathematical practise, notable for being published in English as a practical text.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bloxam, G. A. (1957). "Letters Patent for Inventions: their Use and Misuse". Journal of Industrial Economics (Wiley) 5 (3). ISSN 0022-1821. 
  2. ^ "René Descartes". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-11. 
  3. ^ Wilson, Robin (2005-11-16). "Who invented the calculus? – and other 17th century topics". London: Gresham College. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-06-06.