1700 in science

The year 1700 in science and technology involved some significant events.

List of years in science (table)





  • approx. date – The clarinet might have been invented by the German flute maker Joseph Mamadski as a modification of the chalumeau, but it will not be until the late 18th century that composers include clarinets into their orchestrations.[3]
  • The piano, newly invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori, is listed in an inventory of musical instruments owned by the Medici.





  1. ^ Gurney, Alan (1997). Below the Convergence: Voyages Toward Antarctica, 1699-1839. New York: Norton. ISBN 0-393-03949-8.
  2. ^ Gee, Henry (2004). Jacob's Ladder: the History of the Human Genome. New York: W. W. Norton. pp. 35–36. ISBN 978-0-393-05083-7.
  3. ^ McKinney, Roger W. "A Short History". Clarinet Compendium. Retrieved 4 January 2008.
  4. ^ O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F. (August 2004). "Berlin Academy of Science". MacTutor History of Mathematics. Archived from the original on 12 January 2008. Retrieved 4 January 2008.
  5. ^ O'Connor, John J.; Robertson, Edmund F. (November 1999). "William Braikenridge". MacTutor History of Mathematics. Archived from the original on 2019-08-27. Retrieved 2008-01-04.
  6. ^ McConnell, Anita (2004). "Martine, George (1700–1741)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/18227. Retrieved 2014-11-02. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  7. ^ "The Galileo Project". galileo.rice.edu. Retrieved 2022-01-01.