1947 in science

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The year 1947 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

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  1. ^ "Wood Raft Makes 4,300-Mile Voyage". This Day in History. BBC. Retrieved 4 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Orton, O. Richard (1998). Rocks From Space (2nd ed.). Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing. p. 103. ISBN 0-87842-373-7. 
  3. ^ "Upper Air Rocket Summary V-2 No. 20". Retrieved 11 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "The Beginnings of Research in Space Biology at the Air Force Missile Development Center, 1946-1952". History of Research in Space Biology and Biodynamics. NASA. Archived from the original on 25 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "V-2 Firing Tables". White Sands Missile Range. Archived from the original on 2008-01-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "The swifts in the tower". Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 2011-03-17. 
  7. ^ Lack, Andrew; Overall, Roy (2002). The Museum Swifts: the story of the swifts in the tower of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Oxford University Museum of Natural History. ISBN 0-9542726-0-9. 
  8. ^ US 2455992  Granted 14 December 1948.
  9. ^ "July 29, 1947". Britannica. Retrieved 4 July 2010. 
  10. ^ "bug:n.". The Jargon File. Retrieved 2012-01-20. 
  11. ^ "Log Book With Computer Bug". National Museum of American History. Retrieved 2013-01-16. 
  12. ^ "computer, n.". Oxford English Dictionary online version. Oxford University Press. September 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-29.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  13. ^ Murty, Katta G. (1983). Linear programming. New York: Wiley. ISBN 0-471-09725-X. MR 720547. 
  14. ^ Dantzig, George B. (2003). Cottle, Richard W, ed. The Basic George B. Dantzig. Stanford University Press. 
  15. ^ Dantzig, George B.; Thapa, Mukund N. (1997). Linear programming 1: Introduction. Springer. 
  16. ^ Dantzig, George B.; Thapa, Mukund N. (2003). Linear Programming 2: Theory and Extensions. Springer. 
  17. ^ Todd, Michael J. (February 2002). "The many facets of linear programming". Mathematical Programming 91 (3). 
  18. ^ Computing in Science and Engineering 2(1) (2000).
  19. ^ Skugor, Mario; Wilder, Jesse Bryant (2009). The Cleveland Clinic Guide to Thyroid Disorders. New York: Kaplan Publishing. p. 71. ISBN 978-1-4277-9969-2. Retrieved 13 September 2011. 
  20. ^ "Claude Beck, defibrillation and CPR". Case Western Reserve University. 2010. Retrieved 2012-06-13. 
  21. ^ Barber, Mary (1947-11-29). "Staphylococcal Infection due to Penicillin-Resistant Strains". British Medical Journal 2 (4534): 863–865. doi:10.1136/bmj.2.4534.863. PMC 2056216. PMID 20272443. Retrieved 2012-12-06. 
  22. ^ Pennington, Hugh (2010-02-09). "Rooting out the villains". Public Service.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-12-06. 
  23. ^ Haines, Catharine M. C. (2001). International Women in Science: A Biographical Dictionary to 1950. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO. ISBN 1-57607-090-5. 
  24. ^ "The Shelter Island Conference". The National Academies. Retrieved 4 July 2010. 
  25. ^ "November 17 – December 23, 1947: Invention of the First Transistor". American Physical Society. Retrieved 2013-01-16. 
  26. ^ "Nobel Laureates 1947." Nobelprize.
  27. ^ GRO Register of Deaths: December 1947 4a 204 Cambridge – Godfrey H. Hardy, aged 70.