1803 in science

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The year 1803 in science and technology involved some significant events.

Astronomy[edit]

Botany[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Exploration[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Meteorology[edit]

  • Luke Howard publishes the basis of the modern classification and nomenclature of clouds.[13][14]

Technology[edit]

Transport[edit]

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Deaths[edit]

  • October 14 – Aimé Argand, Swiss physicist and chemist (born 1750)

References[edit]

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  2. ^ Oxford Dictionary of Scientists. Oxford University Press. 1999. p. 101. 
  3. ^ Gounelle, M. (2003). "The meteorite fall at L'Aigle on April 26th 1803 and the Biot report". Retrieved August 18, 2011. 
  4. ^ Henry, William (January 1, 1803). "Experiments on the Quantity of Gases Absorbed by Watıer, at Different Temperatures, and under Different Pressures". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (London) 93: 29–274. doi:10.1098/rstl.1803.0004. 
  5. ^ Dalton, John (1805). "On the Absorption of Gases by Water and Other Liquids". Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester, 2nd ser. 1: 271–87. Archived from the original on June 11, 2011. Retrieved April 27, 2011. 
  6. ^ "John Dalton, the man and his legacy: the bicentenary of his Atomic Theory". Retrieved February 17, 2008. 
  7. ^ "Cerium". Visual Elements. London: Royal Society of Chemistry. 1999–2005. Retrieved November 21, 2011. 
  8. ^ "British History Timeline". BBC History. Retrieved February 17, 2008. 
  9. ^ Dörrie, H. (1965). "Malfatti's Problem". 100 Great Problems of Elementary Mathematics: their History and Solutions. New York: Dover. pp. 147–151. ISBN 0-486-61348-8. 
  10. ^ Goldberg, M. (1967). "On the Original Malfatti Problem". Mathematics Magazine 40: 241–247. doi:10.2307/2688277. 
  11. ^ "Malfatti's Problem". cut-the-knot. Retrieved May 16, 2011. 
  12. ^ Davis, Michael (Fall 1999). "Writing a Code of Ethics". Perspectives on the Professions (Chicago: Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions at IIT) 19 (1): 1–3. Retrieved September 30, 2011. 
  13. ^ Howard, Luke (1803). "On the modifications of clouds, and on the principles of their production, suspension and destruction". Philosophical Magazine 16: 97–107, 344–57. doi:10.1080/14786440308676310. 
  14. ^ Thornes, John E. (1999). John Constable's Skies. The University of Birmingham Press. ISBN 1-902459-02-4. 
  15. ^ Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 354. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  16. ^ Palmer, Alan; Palmer, Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 239–240. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.