1747 in science

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The year 1747 in science and technology involved some significant events.

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  • June 24 – October 14 – The English ships Dobbs galley and California, under Captains William Moore and Francis Smith, explore Hudson Bay, discovering there is no Northwest Passage by this route.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  2. ^ Carlisle, Rodney (2004). Scientific American Inventions and Discoveries. New Jersey: Wiley. p. 393. ISBN 0-471-24410-4. 
  3. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 311–312. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  4. ^ "Long Range Shooting, An Historical Perspective (2)". Archived from the original on 22 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-27.