1686 in science

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The year 1686 in science and technology involved some significant events.

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  1. ^ Mayr, Ernst (1982). The Growth of Biological Thought: diversity, evolution, and inheritance. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press. p. 256. ISBN 0-674-36445-7. 
  2. ^ Egerton, Frank N. (October 2005). "A History of the Ecological Sciences, Part 18: John Ray and His Associates Francis Willughby and William Derham" (PDF). Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 86 (4): 301–313. doi:10.1890/0012-9623(2005)86[301:ahotes]2.0.co;2. Retrieved 2011-04-26. 
  3. ^ Halley, E. (1686). "An Historical Account of the Trade Winds, and Monsoons, observable in the Seas between and near the Tropicks, with an attempt to assign the Physical cause of the said Winds". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. London. 16: 153–168. doi:10.1098/rstl.1686.0026. 
  4. ^ McConnell, Anita (2004). "Machin, John (bap. 1686?, died 1751)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/17533. Retrieved 2007-06-26.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)