1779 in science

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The year 1779 in science and technology involved some significant events.

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  1. ^ Knight, David (2004). "Higgins, Bryan (c. 1741–1818)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/13228. Retrieved 2011-06-20.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  2. ^ "Icons, a portrait of England 1750-1800". Retrieved 2007-08-27. 
  3. ^ a b Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 333–334. ISBN 0-304-35730-8.