1956 in science

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List of years in science (table)

The year 1956 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Biology[edit]

Climatology[edit]

  • May – Gilbert Plass publishes his seminal article "The Carbon Dioxide Theory of Climate Change".[3]

Computer science[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Physics[edit]

Psychology[edit]

Technology[edit]

Awards[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harman, Denham (1956). "Aging: a theory based on free radical and radiation chemistry". Journal of Gerontology. 11 (3): 298–300. doi:10.1093/geronj/11.3.298. PMID 13332224. 
  2. ^ Whitten, W. K. (14 January 1956). "Culture of Tubal Mouse Ova" (PDF). Nature. 177 (4498): 96. Bibcode:1956Natur.177...96W. doi:10.1038/177096a0. Retrieved 2011-08-11. 
  3. ^ Plass, Gilbert N. (1956). "The Carbon Dioxide Theory of Climate Change". Tellus. 8 (2): 140–54. doi:10.1111/j.2153-3490.1956.tb01206.x. Retrieved 2013-12-12. 
  4. ^ Kruskal, Joseph B. (1956). "On the shortest spanning subtree of a graph and the traveling salesman problem". Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society. 7: 48–50. doi:10.1090/S0002-9939-1956-0078686-7. JSTOR 2033241. 
  5. ^ Burwell, C. Sidney; Robin, Eugene D.; Whaley, Robert D.; Bicklemann, Albert G. (1956). "Extreme obesity associated with alveolar hypoventilation – a Pickwickian syndrome". The American Journal of Medicine. 21 (5): 811–8. doi:10.1016/0002-9343(56)90094-8. PMID 13362309. Retrieved 2014-07-03.  Reproduced as Burwell, C. S.; Robin, E. D.; Whaley, R. D.; Bicklemann, A. G. (1994). "Extreme obesity associated with alveolar hypoventilation; a Pickwickian syndrome". Obesity Research. 2 (4): 390–7. doi:10.1002/j.1550-8528.1994.tb00084.x. PMID 16353591. 
  6. ^ Walshe, John M. (January 1956). "Wilson's disease; new oral therapy". The Lancet. 270 (6906): 25–6. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(56)91859-1. PMID 13279157. 
  7. ^ "The Reines-Cowan Experiments: Detecting the Poltergeist" (PDF). Los Alamos Science. 25: 3. 1997. 
  8. ^ Cooper, Leon N. (1956). "Bound electron pairs in a degenerate Fermi gas" (PDF). Physical Review. 104 (4): 1189–1190. Bibcode:1956PhRv..104.1189C. doi:10.1103/PhysRev.104.1189. Retrieved 2016-01-04. 
  9. ^ Bensinger, Charles (1981). "All About Videotape". VideoPreservation Website. Retrieved 2012-04-14. 
  10. ^ "Some Quad History". Quad Videotape Group. Retrieved 2012-04-14. 
  11. ^ "Calder Hall Power Station". The Engineer. 5 October 1956. 
  12. ^ "Sellafield Sites, Site history". Retrieved 2007-12-04. 
  13. ^ Wilson, Stewart (2000). Combat Aircraft since 1945. Fyshwick, ACT, Australia: Aerospace Publications Pty Ltd. p. 38. ISBN 1-875671-50-1. 
  14. ^ Epand, Len (April 1976). "A Phantom Orchestra at Your Fingertips" (PDF). Crawdaddy!: A27–A28. Retrieved 2011-12-16.