1882 in science

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The year 1882 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Astronomy[edit]

Great Comet as seen from Cape Town by David Gill

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  1. ^ Plummer, William Edward (March 1889). "The great comet of September 1882". The Observatory 12: 140–142. Bibcode:1889Obs....12..140P. 
  2. ^ Petrunkevitch, Alexander (1920). "Russia’s Contribution to Science". Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 23: 239. 
  3. ^ Stewart, Alfred Walter (2008). Recent Advances in Physical and Inorganic Chemistry. BiblioBazaar, LLC. p. 201. ISBN 0-554-80513-8. 
  4. ^ Lindemann, F. (1882). "Über die Zahl π". Mathematische Annalen 20: 213–225. doi:10.1007/BF01446522. 
  5. ^ Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. pp. 21, 81. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8. 
  6. ^ Encyclopedia Americana: Meyer to Nauvoo, Scholastic Library Pub., 2006, page 558
  7. ^ Patent no. 259,054. "Household Amenities and Appliances: Timeline of Their Arrival". PartSelect. Retrieved 2012-01-25.