1901 in science

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The year 1901 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Biology[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Computing[edit]

  • December 13 (20:45:52) – Retrospectively, this becomes the earliest date representable with a signed 32-bit integer on digital computer systems that reference time in seconds since the Unix epoch.

Exploration[edit]

History of Science[edit]

  • September 25 – Establishment of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geschichte der Medizin und der Naturwissenschaften, the world's first history of science society.[2]

Mathematics[edit]

Paleontology[edit]

Photography[edit]

Physics[edit]

Physiology and medicine[edit]

Technology[edit]

Publications[edit]

Awards[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Über die Bindungsstelle der Metalle in ihren Verbindungen und über Dinitritoäthylendiaminkobaltisalze.
  2. ^ "DGGMNT". Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  3. ^ Griffin, N. (2004). "The Prehistory of Russell's Paradox". In Link, Godehard (ed). One Hundred Years of Russell's Paradox: mathematics, logic, philosophy. p. 350. ISBN 978-3-11-017438-0. 
  4. ^ Parshall, K. H. (1991). "A study in group theory: Leonard Eugene Dickson's Linear groups". Mathematical Intelligencer 13: 7–11. doi:10.1007/bf03024065. 
  5. ^ Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. p. 141. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8. 
  6. ^ Einstein, A. (1901). "Folgerungen aus den Capillaritätserscheinungen" (PDF). Annalen der Physik 309 (3): 513–523. Bibcode:1901AnP...309..513E. doi:10.1002/andp.19013090306. 
  7. ^ Nobel Foundation (1928). "The Nobel Prize in Physics 1928: Owen Willans Richardson". Nobelprize.org. Retrieved 2012-01-17. 
  8. ^ Beekman, George. "The nearly forgotten scientist Ivan Osipovich Yarkovsky". Journal of the British Astronomical Association 115 (4): 207–212. Bibcode:2005JBAA..115..207B. Retrieved 2011-10-27. 
  9. ^ Bussey, Gordon (2000). Marconi's Atlantic Leap. Coventry: Marconi. ISBN 0-9538967-0-6. 
  10. ^ "Alois Alzheimer". Whonamedit?. Retrieved 2011-10-21. 
  11. ^ Takamine, J. (1901). "The isolation of the active principle of the suprarenal gland". The Journal of Physiology (Cambridge University Press): xxix–xxx.  See also American Journal of Pharmacy 73 (1901):525.
  12. ^ Todes, Daniel Philip (2002). Pavlov's Physiology Factory. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 232 et seq. ISBN 0-8018-6690-1. 
  13. ^ Schollmeyer, Thoralf et al. (November 2007). "Georg Kelling (1866-1945): the root of modern day minimal invasive surgery. A forgotten legend?" (PDF). Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics 276 (5): 505–9. doi:10.1007/s00404-007-0372-y. PMID 17458553. Retrieved 2011-10-19. 
  14. ^ Porter, Roy (1997). The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: a medical history of humanity from antiquity to the present. London: HarperCollins. p. 474. ISBN 0-00-215173-1. 
  15. ^ Leishman, W. B. (1903). "On the possibility of the occurrence of trypanomiasis in India". The British Medical Journal. 
  16. ^ Dittmann, Frank (1991). "Die gleislose Bielatalbahn". Sächsische Heimatblätter (3): 177–180. ISSN 0486-8234. 
  17. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  18. ^ "Hornby's 1901 patent". Retrieved 2010-08-14. 
  19. ^ US 775134  "Razor"
  20. ^ "Patent number 669348: T. Rall movable bridge". United States Patent and Trademark Office (referenced online by Google Patents). 1901. Retrieved April 21, 2013. 
  21. ^ Clarke, Mike (2009-01-05). "A Brief History of Movable Bridges". Retrieved 2012-02-09.