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1896 in and science technology involved some significant events, listed below.
Chemistry [ edit ]
Svante Arrhenius formulates the "greenhouse law" and becomes the first person to predict that emissions of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels and other combustion processes are large enough to cause global warming through the greenhouse effect.
Earth sciences [ edit ]
Exploration [ edit ]
Mathematics [ edit ]
Meteorology [ edit ]
Microbiology [ edit ]
Physics [ edit ]
Physiology and medicine [ edit ]
Technology [ edit ]
June 23 –
Joseph Prestwich (born 1812), English geologist. July 13 –
Friedrich August Kekulé von Stradonitz (born 1829), organic chemist. August 10 –
Otto Lilienthal (born 1848), aviation pioneer. September 18 –
Hippolyte Fizeau (born 1819), physicist. October 21 –
James Henry Greathead (born 1844), British civil engineer. October 27 –
H. Newell Martin (born 1848), British physiologist. November 3 –
Eugen Baumann (born 1846), chemist. November 22 –
George Washington Gale Ferris Jr. (born 1859), American civil engineer, inventor of the Ferris wheel. December 10 –
Alfred Nobel (born 1833), inventor.
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