1787 in science

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The year 1787 in science and technology involved some significant events.

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  1. ^ Ogilvie, Marilyn Bailey (1986). Women in Science: Antiquity through the Nineteenth Century. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. pp. 97–98. ISBN 0-262-65038-X. 
  2. ^ "Jacques Alexandre César Charles". Centennial of Flight. U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission. 2001. Retrieved 2007-02-23. 
  3. ^ Harvey, W. S.; Downs-Rose, G. (1980). "The Improved Atmospheric Engine". William Symington, inventor and engine builder. London: Northgate Publishing. pp. 19–32. ISBN 0-85298-443-X. 
  4. ^ "John Wilkinson (1728 – 1808)". History – Historic Figures. BBC. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  5. ^ van Laun, John (2001). Early Limestone Railways. London: Newcomen Society. pp. 203–4. ISBN 0-904685-09-8. 
  6. ^ Occasional Paper (Railway and Canal Historical Society, Early Railway Group). 184,192. 
  7. ^ McCutcheon, W. Alan (1984). The Industrial Archaeology of Northern Ireland. Belfast: HMSO. p. 16. ISBN 0-8386-3125-8.