1866 in science

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The year 1866 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

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  1. ^ Becker, Barbara J. (2004). "Huggins, Sir William (1824–1910)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 2011-03-04.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  2. ^ Mendel, J. G. (1866 for 1865). "Versuche über Pflanzenhybriden". Verhandlungen des naturforschenden Vereines in Brünn IV: 3–47 (Abhandlungen).  For the English translation, see Druery, C. T.; Bateson, William (1901). "Experiments in plant hybridization". Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society 26: 1–32. Retrieved 2009-10-09. 
  3. ^ Petrunkevitch, Alexander (1920). "Russia’s Contribution to Science". Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 23: 239. 
  4. ^ Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979).
  5. ^ Schück, H.; Sohlman, R. (1929). The Life of Alfred Nobel. London: Heinemann. 
  6. ^ von Hofmann, A. W. (1866). Introduction to Modern Chemistry: Experimental and Theoretic; Embodying Twelve Lectures Delivered in the Royal College of Chemistry, London. London: Walton and Maberly. 
  7. ^ Erlenmeyer, Emil (1866). "Studien über die s. g. aromatischen Säuren". Annalen der Chemie und Pharmacie 137: 327–359. doi:10.1002/jlac.18661370309. 
  8. ^ Zur Anatomie und Physiologie der Retina.
  9. ^ Down, J. Langdon H. (1866). "Observations on the Ethnic Classification of Idiots". Clinical lectures and reports by the medical and surgical staff of the London Hospital 3: 259–62. 
  10. ^ a b c d Everett, Jason M., ed. (2006). "1866". The People's Chronology. Thomson Gale. 
  11. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  12. ^ McNeill, Ian (1972). Hydraulic Power. London: Longman. ISBN 0-582-12797-1.