1992 in science

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The year 1992 in science and technology involved many significant events, some listed below.

Anthropology[edit]

Astronomy[edit]

Biology[edit]

  • Saola first identified in the Vũ Quang rainforest reserve of northern Vietnam. This member of the bovini tribe is the first large mammal new to science anywhere in the world for more than fifty years and it will take another two decades before live specimens are recorded.[3]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Physics[edit]

Technology[edit]

Awards[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Dunbar, R. I. M. (June 1992). "Neocortex size as a constraint on group size in primates". Journal of Human Evolution 22 (6): 469–493. doi:10.1016/0047-2484(92)90081-J. 
  2. ^ Wolszczan, A.; Frail, D. A. (1992). "A planetary system around the millisecond pulsar PSR1257 + 12". Nature 355 (6356): 145. doi:10.1038/355145a0.  edit
  3. ^ Dung, Vu Van; Giao, Pham Mong; Chinh, Nguyen Ngoc; Tuoc, Do; Arctander, Peter; MacKinnon, John (1993). "A new species of living bovid from Vietnam". Nature 363 (6428): 443. doi:10.1038/363443a0. 
  4. ^ Crilly, Tony (2007). 50 Mathematical Ideas you really need to know. London: Quercus. p. 129. ISBN 978-1-84724-008-8.