1859 in science

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The year 1859 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

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  1. ^ Prestwich, Joseph (January 1860). "On the Occurrence of Flint-implements, associated with the Remains of Animals of Extinct Species in Beds of a late Geological Period, in France at Amiens and Abbeville, and in England at Hoxne". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (London) 150: 277–317. doi:10.1098/rstl.1860.0018. Archived from the original on 2012-02-26. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  2. ^ Evans, John (January 1860). "On the Occurrence of Flint Implements in undisturbed Beds of Gravel, Sand, and Clay". Archaeologia (London) 38: 280–307. doi:10.1017/s0261340900001454. Archived from the original on 2012-02-26. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  3. ^ Plait, Philip C. (2008). Death from the Skies! – these are the ways the world will end. New York: Viking Penguin. ISBN 978-0-670-01997-7. 
  4. ^ Recherches astronomiques de l'observatoire de Kasan.
  5. ^ Baum, Richard; Sheehan, William (1997). In Search of Planet Vulcan, the Ghost in Newton's Clockwork Machine. New York: Plenum Press. ISBN 0-306-45567-6. 
  6. ^ Oxford English Dictionary
  7. ^ Wikisource-logo.svg Rines, George Edwin, ed. (1920). "Virchow, Rudolf". Encyclopedia Americana. 
  8. ^ Weeks, Mary Elvira (1932). "The discovery of the elements. XIII. Some spectroscopic discoveries". Journal of Chemical Education 9 (8): 1413–1434. Bibcode:1932JChEd...9.1413W. doi:10.1021/ed009p1413. Retrieved 2011-11-21. 
  9. ^ "Robert Bunsen". infoplease. Pearson Education. 2007. Retrieved 2011-11-21. 
  10. ^ "The Discovery of Global Warming". American Institute of Physics. February 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  11. ^ Cayley, Arthur (1859), "A sixth memoir upon quantics", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 149: 61–90, Bibcode:1859RSPT..149...61C, doi:10.1098/rstl.1859.0004, ISSN 0080-4614, JSTOR 108690, Collected Math. Papers, volume 2 
  12. ^ Monatsberichte der Königlich Preußischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin (November 1859).
  13. ^ "Florence Nightingale: Notes on Nursing". 300 Women Who Changed the World. Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 2011-10-12. 
  14. ^ Binding, John (1997). Brunel's Royal Albert Bridge. Truro: Twelveheads Press. ISBN 0-906294-39-8. 
  15. ^ Bonnett, Harold (1975). Discovering Traction Engines (rev. ed.). Princes Risborough: Shire Publications. p. 5. ISBN 0-85263-318-1. 
  16. ^ Patented 1860. Wise, David Burgess (1974). "Lenoir: The Motoring Pioneer". In Ward, Ian. The World of Automobiles. London: Orbis Publishing.