1691 in science

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The year 1691 in science and technology involved some significant events.

Astronomy[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

  • Anton Nuck's Adenographia curiosa et uteri foeminei anatome nova is published at Leiden, including a description of the canal of Nuck[1] and a demonstration that the embryo is derived from the ovary and not the sperm.[2]

Technology[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Enersen, Ole Daniel. "Nuck's canal". Whonamedit?. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  2. ^ Speert, Harold (1958). Obstetric and Gynecologic Milestones. New York: Macmillan. pp. 95–101. 
  3. ^ Edmonds, Carl; Lowry, C.; Pennefather, John. "History of diving". South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society Journal. 5 (2). Retrieved 2011-06-17.