1672 in science

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The year 1672 in science and technology involved some significant events.

Astronomy[edit]

Botany[edit]

  • Robert Morison publishes Plantarum Umbelliferarum Distributio Nova, per Tabulas Cognationis et Affinitatis, ex Libra Naturae observata et detecta, the first monograph devoted to a specific group of plants, the Umbelliferae.[1]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

  • Paul Barbette publishes Opera omnia medica et chirurgica.
  • Thomas Willis publishes the earliest English work on medical psychology, Two Discourses concerning The Soul of Brutes, Which is that of the Vital and Sensitive of Man.[4]

Technology[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Oliver, Francis Wall (1913). "Robert Morison 1620–1683...". Makers of British Botany. Cambridge University Press. pp. 15–16. 
  2. ^ Mohr, Georg (1672). Euclides Danicus. Amsterdam: Jacob van Velsen. 
  3. ^ Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. p. 80. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8. 
  4. ^ "Thomas Willis". Whonamedit?. Retrieved 2011-03-15.