1667 in science

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The year 1667 in science and technology involved some significant events.

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  • Nicolas Steno publishes Elementorum Myologiae Specimen, seu Musculi Descriptio Geometrica. Cui accedunt canis carchariae dissectum caput, et dissectus piscis ex canum genere in Florence, providing a foundation for the study of muscle mechanics, the ovary (based on his dissection of dogfish), and the sedimentary theory of geology.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bowler, Peter J. (2005). Making modern science: A historical survey. University of Chicago Press. p. 60. 
  2. ^ Richardson, Matthew (2001). The Penguin Book of Firsts. New Delhi: Penguin Books India. p. 184. ISBN 0-14-302771-9. 
  3. ^ Garboe, Axel (1954). Nicolaus Steno (Niels Stensen) and Erasmus Bartholinus: two 17th century Danish scientists and the foundation of exact geology and crystallography. Copenhagen: Reitzel.