1785 in science

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The year 1785 in science and technology involved some significant events.

Astronomy[edit]

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Biology[edit]

Earth sciences[edit]

Exploration[edit]

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Medicine[edit]

  • William Withering publishes An Account of the Foxglove and some of its Medical Uses.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alexander Thom (1850). Thom's Irish Almanac and Official Directory (7th ed.). p. 258. Retrieved 2011-02-22. 
  2. ^ Hutton, James (1788). "Theory of the Earth; or an Investigation of the Laws observable in the Composition, Dissolution, and Restoration of Land upon the Globe". Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1 (2): 209–304. Retrieved 2011-10-12. 
  3. ^ Evans, Oliver; Evans, Thomas Ellicott Cadwallader (1848). The Young Mill-wright and Miller's Guide (12th ed.). Lea & Blanchard. p. 204. 
  4. ^ Thomson, Ross (2009). Structures of Change in the Mechanical Age: Technological Invention in the United States 1790-1865. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-9141-0. 
  5. ^ Troy, Rosemary; Wood, Graydon (June 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Greenbank Historic Area" (PDF). National Park Service. 
  6. ^ Roe, Joseph Wickham (1916), English and American Tool Builders, New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, LCCN 16011753 . Reprinted by McGraw-Hill, New York and London, 1926 (LCCN 27-24075); and by Lindsay Publications, Inc., Bradley, Illinois, (ISBN 978-0-917914-73-7).