1939 in science

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The year 1939 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

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  1. ^ Phys.Rev. 55: pp. 374–381. 1939.
  2. ^ Phys.Rev. 56: pp. 455–459. 1939.
  3. ^ "The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1948". NobelPrize.org. Retrieved May 11, 2011. 
  4. ^ Snyder, John P. (1993). Flattening the Earth: Two Thousand Years of Map Projections. University of Chicago Press. ISBN 0-226-76747-7. 
  5. ^ MacCorquodale, D. W.; Binkley, S. B.; Thayer, S. A.; Doisy, E. A. (1939). "On the Constitution of Vitamin K1". Journal of the American Chemical Society 61 (7): 1928–1929. doi:10.1021/ja01876a510. Retrieved 8 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Linus Pauling: The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1954". Nobel Lectures, Chemistry 1942–1962. Elsevier. 1964. Retrieved 2007-02-28. 
  7. ^ Smith, Michael (2007). Station X: the Codebreakers of Bletchley Park. Pan Grand Strategy Series (rev. ed.). London: Pan Macmillan. p. 60. ISBN 978-0-330-41929-1. 
  8. ^ Mollenhoff, Clark R. (1988). Atanasoff: Forgotten Father of the Computer. Ames: Iowa State University Press. ISBN 0-8138-0032-3. 
  9. ^ Shapin, Steven (1996). The Scientific Revolution. University of Chicago Press. 
  10. ^ Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. p. 133. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8. 
  11. ^ Hahn, O.; Strassmann, F. (January 6, 1939). "Über den Nachweis und das Verhalten der bei der Bestrahlung des Urans mittels Neutronen entstehenden Erdalkalimetalle". Naturwissenschaften 27 (1): 11–15. doi:10.1007/BF01488241. 
  12. ^ Meitner, Lise; Frisch, O. R. (February 16, 1939). "Disintegration of Uranium by Neutrons: a New Type of Nuclear Reaction". Nature 143 (3615): 239–240. doi:10.1038/143239a0. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  13. ^ Frisch, O. R. (February 18, 1939). "Physical Evidence for the Division of Heavy Nuclei under Neutron Bombardment". Nature 143 (3616): 276–276. doi:10.1038/143276a0. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  14. ^ Levine, P.; Stetson, R. E. (1939). "An unusual case of intragroup agglutination". JAMA 113: 126–7. doi:10.1001/jama.1939.72800270002007a.