1896 in science

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The year 1896 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Chemistry[edit]

  • Svante Arrhenius formulates the greenhouse law and becomes the first person to predict that emissions of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels and other combustion processes are large enough to cause global warming through the greenhouse effect.

Earth sciences[edit]

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Mathematics[edit]

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Physics[edit]

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Technology[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8. 
  2. ^ Duchesne 1897, Antagonism between molds and bacteria. An English translation by Michael Witty. Fort Myers, 2013. ASIN B00E0KRZ0E and B00DZVXPIK.
  3. ^ Marfan, Antoine (1896). "Un cas de déformation congénitale des quartre membres, plus prononcée aux extrémitiés, caractérisée par l'allongement des os avec un certain degré d'amincissement". Bulletins et memoires de la Société medicale des hôspitaux de Paris 13 (3rd series): 220–226. 
  4. ^ "Antoine Bernard-Jean Marfan". Whonamedit?. Retrieved 2011-11-23. 
  5. ^ "Marfan Syndrome". Johns Hopkins Medicine. Retrieved 2011-11-23. 
  6. ^ Booth, Jeremy (1977). "A short history of blood pressure measurement". Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine 70 (11): 793–9. PMC 1543468. PMID 341169. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  7. ^ "Notable Bridge Designers and Builders of Connecticut". Connecticut's Historic Highway Bridges. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  8. ^ "Truck History". About.com. Retrieved 2011-05-28.