1825 in science

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The year 1825 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.


  • Pierre-Simon Laplace completes his study of gravitation, the stability of the solar system, tides, the precession of the equinoxes, the libration of the Moon, and Saturn's rings in publishing the fifth and final volume of Mécanique Céleste (Celestial Mechanics).[1]



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  1. ^ "Art. III.—Traité de Mecanique Celeste, par M. Le Marquis De Laplace, Pair de France; &c. &c. Tome Cinquime. Paris, Bachelier: 1825. 4to. pp. 420". American Quarterly Review. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Carey. V (X): 310. June 1829 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Harlan's Fauna Americana". The North American Review. Frederick T. Gray. XXII (L): 120–136. January 1826 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ Faraday, M. (1825-06-16). "On New Compounds of Carbon and Hydrogen, and on Certain Other Products Obtained during the Decomposition of Oil by Heat". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. 115: 440–466. doi:10.1098/rstl.1825.0022. JSTOR 107752. Retrieved 2012-09-25.
  4. ^ Kaiser, R. (1968). "'Bicarburet of Hydrogen': Reappraisal of the Discovery of Benzene in 1825 with the Analytical Methods of 1968". Angewandte Chemie (International ed.). 7 (5): 345–350. doi:10.1002/anie.196803451.
  5. ^ "Justus von Liebig and Friedrich Wöhler". Science History Institute. June 2016.
  6. ^ Bowden, Mary Ellen (1997). "Justus von Liebig and Friedrich Wöhler". Chemical achievers : the human face of the chemical sciences. Philadelphia, PA: Chemical Heritage Foundation. pp. 83–87. ISBN 9780941901123.
  7. ^ "Scrope, George Julius Poulett". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 2009. Retrieved 22 August 2016.
  8. ^ Gwei-Djen, Lu; Needham, Joseph (1980). Celestial Lancets: A History and Rationale of Acupuncture and Moxa. Cambridge University Press. pp. 295–7. ISBN 978-0-521-21513-8.
  9. ^ Drewry, Charles Stewart (1832). A Memoir of Suspension Bridges, Comprising the History of their Origin and Progress. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman. pp. 110–114. Retrieved 2011-04-18.
  10. ^ Finch, Roy G. (1925), The Story of the New York State Canals (PDF), New York State Canal Corporation, retrieved 2012-09-25
  11. ^ Gee, William; James, Frank A. J. L. (2004). "Sturgeon, William (1783–1850)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/26748. Retrieved 2012-01-05. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  12. ^ Biographical Index, Part Two (PDF). Former Fellows of The Royal Society of Edinburgh 1783–2002. The Royal Society of Edinburgh. July 2006. p. 736. ISBN 0 902 198 84 X.
  13. ^ "William Higgins". Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.