1808 in science

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The year 1808 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Astronomy[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

  • The early medical journal Bibliotek for Læger begins publication in Denmark.

Natural history[edit]

Technology[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "December 6 Births". Today in Science History. Today in Science History. 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-12. 
  2. ^ "John Dalton". Chemical Achievers: The Human Face of Chemical Sciences. Chemical Heritage Foundation. 2005. Retrieved 2007-02-22. 
  3. ^ "Jöns Jakob Berzelius". Chemical Achievers: The Human Face of Chemical Sciences. Chemical Heritage Foundation. 2005. Retrieved 2007-02-22. 
  4. ^ Elements d'arithmétique universelle. Higgins, Peter (2008), Number Story: From Counting to Cryptography, New York: Copernicus, p. 12, ISBN 978-1-84800-000-1 
  5. ^ Published in his own journal, The Analyst, or, Mathematical Museum 1(4), probably issued in 1809. Stigler, Stephen M. (2004). "Adrain, Robert (1775–1843)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/172. Retrieved 2012-01-23.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  6. ^ "Wernerian Natural History Society". Scholarly Societies Project. Retrieved 2012-01-09. 
  7. ^ Sweet, Jessie M. (1967). "The Wernerian Natural History Society in Edinburgh". Freiberger Forschungshefte, Reihe C 223: 205–218.