1797 in science

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The year 1797 in science and technology involved some significant events.

Chemistry[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

  • Lagrange publishes his Théorie des fonctions analytiques.

Physics[edit]

Technology[edit]

  • October 22 – André-Jacques Garnerin carries out the first descent using a frameless parachute, a 980 m (3,200 feet) drop from a balloon in Paris.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hazen, R. M (1999). The Diamond Makers. Cambridge University Press. pp. 7–10. ISBN 0-521-65474-2. 
  2. ^ "Proust, Joseph Louis (1754–1826)". 100 Distinguished Chemists. European Association for Chemical and Molecular Science. 2005. Archived from the original on 2008-05-15. Retrieved 2007-02-23. 
  3. ^ Recherches expérimentales sur le principe de la communication latérale du mouvement dans les fluides (Paris).
  4. ^ Kent, Walter G. (1912) "An Appreciation of Two Great Workers in Hydraulics, Giovanni Battista Venturi, Born 1746, Clemens Herschel, Born 1842".