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1888, the year of the Celtic, in and science technology involved some significant events, listed below.
Astronomy [ edit ]
Biology [ edit ]
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Meteorology [ edit ]
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.
Physics [ edit ]
Physiology and medicine [ edit ]
Technology [ edit ]
January 19 –
Anton de Bary (born 1831), surgeon, botanist, microbiologist and mycologist. February 22 –
Anna Kingsford (born 1846), physician, anti-vivisectionist and vegetarian. March 9 –
Robert Gordon Latham (born 1812), ethnologist and philologist. March 15 –
Squire Whipple (born 1804), civil engineer. May 21 –
Friedrich Gerke (born 1801), pioneer of telegraphy. August 23 –
Philip Henry Gosse (born 1810), science writer. August 24 –
Rudolf Clausius (born 1822), physicist. September 12 –
Richard Anthony Proctor (born 1837), astronomer. November 1 –
Nikolai Przhevalsky (born 1839), explorer.
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^ 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.
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^ 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.
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