1888 in science

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The year 1888 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

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  • The global atmospheric temperature returns to normal, five years after the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa (Krakatau). The volcanic dust veil, that has created spectacular atmospheric effects, also acted as a solar-radiation filter, lowering global temperatures by as much as 1.2 degrees Celsius in the year after the eruption.

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  1. ^ Dreyer, J. L. E. (1888). "A New General Catalogue of Nebulae and Clusters of Stars, being the Catalogue of the late Sir John F.W. Herschel, Bart., revised, corrected, and enlarged" (PDF). Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society. 49: 1–237. Bibcode:1888MmRAS..49....1D. 
  2. ^ Maienschein, Jane (1989). One Hundred Years Exploring Life, 1888-1988: the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole. Boston: Jones & Bartlett. ISBN 0-86720-120-7. 
  3. ^ Helferich, B. (1953). "Emil Fischer zum 100. Geburtstag". Angewandte Chemie. 65 (2): 45–52. doi:10.1002/ange.19530650202. 
  4. ^ Bulmer, Michael (2003). Francis Galton: Pioneer of Heredity and Biometry. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 191–196. ISBN 0-8018-7403-3. 
  5. ^ Texts: Was sind und was sollen die Zahlen?; Was sind und was sollen die Zahlen?; translation: Ewald, William B. (ed). (1996). From Kant to Hilbert: A Source Book in the Foundations of Mathematics. Oxford University Press. 787-832.
  6. ^ Kovalevskaya, S. (1889). "Sur le problème de le rotation d'un corps solide autour d'un point fixe". Acta Mathematica. 12: 177–232. doi:10.1007/bf02592182. 
  7. ^ Cooke, Roger (1984). The Mathematics of Sonya Kovalevskaya. New York: Springer-Verlag. ISBN 978-0-387-96030-2. 
  8. ^ Waldman, Thomas A. (2003). "Immunotherapy: past, present and future". Nature Medicine. 9: 269–277. PMID 12612576. doi:10.1038/nm0303-269. 
  9. ^ U.S. Patent 381,968
  10. ^ U.S. Patent 382,790
  11. ^ Member's Circular Letter February 2008 Archived 2012-02-27 at the Wayback Machine.. zeppelin-tourismus.de.
  12. ^ U.S. Patent 388,850. Filed in March.
  13. ^ UK Patent No. 15630.
  14. ^ Collingridge, Jeremy M. R.; et al. (2007). "Ink Reservoir Writing Instruments 1905–20". Transactions of the Newcomen Society. 77 (1): 69–100. doi:10.1179/175035207X163361. 
  15. ^ "Louis Le Prince". Local Heroes. BBC Education. 1999-11-28. Archived from the original on November 28, 1999. Retrieved 2011-08-14. 
  16. ^ Howells, Richard (Summer 2006). "Louis Le Prince: the body of evidence". Screen. Oxford Journals. 47 (2): 179–200. ISSN 0036-9543. doi:10.1093/screen/hjl015. Retrieved 2009-04-16. 
  17. ^ Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0.