1824 in science

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The year 1824 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Astronomy[edit]

Biology[edit]

Climatology[edit]

  • Joseph Fourier calculates that the Earth would be far colder if it lacked an atmosphere.[2]

Mathematics[edit]

  • Niels Henrik Abel partially proves that the general quintic or higher equations cannot be solved by a general formula involving only arithmetical operations and roots.[3]
  • Augustin Louis Cauchy proves convergence of the Euler method, using the implicit Euler method.

Paleontology[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Энциклопедия для детей (астрономия). Москва: Аванта+. 1998. ISBN 5-89501-016-4. 
  2. ^ "The Discovery of Global Warming". American Institute of Physics. February 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Mémoire sur les équations algébriques où on démontre l'impossibilité de la résolution de l'équation générale du cinquième degré.
  4. ^ Buckland, W. (1824). "Notice on the Megalosaurus or great Fossil Lizard of Stonesfield". Transactions of the Geological Society. 2 1: 390–396. 
  5. ^ British Patent 5022, An Improvement in the Mode of Producing an Artificial Stone.