1774 in science

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The year 1774 in science and technology involved some significant events.

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  1. ^ Hughes, Arthur (1959). A History of Cytology. London: Abelard-Schuman. p. 41. 
  2. ^ Priestley, Joseph (1775). "An Account of Further Discoveries in Air". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (London) 65: 384–94. JSTOR 106209. 
  3. ^ McGrayne, Sharon Bertsch (2011). The Theory That Would Not Die. New Haven: Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-16969-0. 
  4. ^ Harris, J. R. (2004). "Wilkinson, John (1728–1808)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 2011-01-14.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  5. ^ Boorstin, Daniel J. (1983). The Discoverers: a history of man's search to know his world and himself. New York: Random House. ISBN 0-394-40229-4. 
  6. ^ Daumas, Maurice (1953). Les Instruments scientifiques aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France.