1874 in science

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The year 1874 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Astronomy[edit]

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Psychology[edit]

  • Franz Brentano publishes Psychologie vom Empirischen Standpunkte ("Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint").

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  1. ^ DDT and its derivatives, Environmental Health Criteria monograph No. 009, Geneva: World Health Organization, 1979, ISBN 92-4-154069-9 
  2. ^ Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. p. 116. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8. 
  3. ^ The Foundations of Stereo Chemistry: Memoirs by Pasteur, van 't Hoff, Lebel and Wislicenus. New York: American Book Co. 1901. 
  4. ^ Jones, Max (2003). The Last Great Quest. Oxford University Press. pp. 56–57. ISBN 0-19-280483-9. 
  5. ^ McGonigal, David (2009). Antarctica: Secrets of the Southern Continent. London: Frances Lincoln. p. 289. ISBN 0-7112-2980-5. 
  6. ^ Johnson, Phillip E. (1972). "The Genesis and Development of Set Theory". The Two-Year College Mathematics Journal 3 (1): 55–62. 
  7. ^ Grattan-Guinness, Ivor (2000). The Search for Mathematical Roots, 1870–1940. Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-05858-0. 
  8. ^ Cooke, Roger (1984). The Mathematics of Sonya Kovalevskaya. New York: Springer-Verlag. ISBN 0-387-96030-9. 
  9. ^ Elston, M. A. (2004). "Hoggan, Frances Elizabeth (1843–1927)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/46422. Retrieved 2012-06-22.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  10. ^ Elston, M. A. (2004). "Edinburgh Seven (act. 1869–1873)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 2011-01-28. 
  11. ^ Autobiography of A. T. Still. Rev. ed., Kirksille, MO (1908).
  12. ^ Maxwell, James Clerk; Harman, P. M. (2002), The Scientific Letters and Papers of James Clerk Maxwell, Volume 3; 1874-1879, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-25627-5, p. 148: "I have just finished a clay model of a fancy surface, showing the solid, liquid, and gaseous states, and the continuity of liquid and gaseous states." (letter to Thomas Andrews, November 1874).
  13. ^ DeLony, Eric. "Context for World Heritage Bridges". International Council on Monuments and Sites. Archived from the original on 9 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-02-06.