1722 in science

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The year 1722 in science and technology involved some significant events.

Chemistry[edit]

Exploration[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Physics[edit]

  • Willem 's Gravesande publishes experimental proof that the formula for kinetic energy of a body in motion is .

Technology[edit]

  • October – In clockmaking, George Graham demonstrates that his experiments, begun in December 1721, with mercurial compensation of the pendulum result in greater accuracy in timekeeping under conditions of variable temperature.[1]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Britten, F. J. (1894). Former Clock & Watchmakers and their Work. London: E. & F.N. Spon. pp. 89–97.