1666 in science

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The year 1666 in science and technology involved some significant events.

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  1. ^ Dickinson, H. W. (1970). Sir Samuel Morland: diplomat and inventor 1625–1695. Cambridge: Heffer for the Newcomen Society. ISBN 0-85270-061-X. 
  2. ^ Wilson, Curtis (1989). "The Newtonian achievement in astronomy". Planetary Astronomy from the Renaissance to the rise of astrophysics: 2A: Tycho Brahe to Newton. Cambridge University Press. p. 239. 
  3. ^ Fitzmaurice, James (2004). "Cavendish, Margaret, duchess of Newcastle upon Tyne (1623?–1673)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/4940. Retrieved 2011-11-24.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)