1937 in science

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The year 1937 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Astronomy[edit]

  • June 8 - First total solar eclipse to exceed 7 minutes of totality in over 800 years; visible in the Pacific and Peru.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Chapman, Arthur B. (1987). "Jay Laurence Lush". Biographical Memoirs (United States: National Academy of Sciences) 57: 279. Retrieved 2012-01-04. 
  2. ^ Heiserman, D. L. (1992). "Element 43: Technetium". Exploring Chemical Elements and their Compounds. New York: TAB Books. p. 164. ISBN 0-8306-3018-X. 
  3. ^ Emsley, John (2001). Nature's Building Blocks: an A-Z Guide to the Elements. Oxford University Press. p. 424. ISBN 0-19-850340-7. 
  4. ^ Perrier, C.; Segrè, E. (1947). "Technetium: the Element of Atomic Number 43". Nature 159 (4027): 24. Bibcode:1947Natur.159...24P. doi:10.1038/159024a0. PMID 20279068. 
  5. ^ Bockmuhl, M. (1948). "Über eine neue Klasse von analgetisch wirkenden Verbindungen". Ann. Chem. 52: 561. 
  6. ^ Poundstone, William (2005). "Fortune's Formula: the Untold Story of the Scientific Betting System That Beat the Casinos and Wall Street". New York: Hill & Wang. ISBN 0-8090-4637-7. 
  7. ^ "British Graham Land Expedition, 1934-37". Cambridge: Scott Polar Research Institute. 2011-03-31. Retrieved 2013-08-13. 
  8. ^ Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. p. 128. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8. 
  9. ^ Whitehead, George W. (1953). "On the Freudenthal Theorems". Annals of Mathematics 57 (2): 209–228. doi:10.2307/1969855. JSTOR 1969855. MR 0055683. 
  10. ^ "An expectant public". 60 years of NHS Scotland. 2008. Retrieved 2011-04-21. 
  11. ^ Wigner, E. (1937). "On the Consequences of the Symmetry of the Nuclear Hamiltonian on the Spectroscopy of Nuclei". Physical Review 51 (2): 106–119. Bibcode:1937PhRv...51..106W. doi:10.1103/PhysRev.51.106. 
  12. ^ U.K. Patent No. 496,883.