1722 in science

The year 1722 in science and technology involved some significant events.

List of years in science (table)

ChemistryEdit

ExplorationEdit

MathematicsEdit

MeteorologyEdit

  • A continuous series of weather records is begun in Uppsala by Anders Celsius; it will be maintained for at least 300 years.

PhysicsEdit

  • Willem 's Gravesande publishes experimental evidence that the formula for kinetic energy of a body in motion is  .

TechnologyEdit

  • October – In clockmaking, George Graham demonstrates that his experiments, begun in December 1721, with mercurial compensation of the pendulum result in greater accuracy in timekeeping under conditions of variable temperature.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Britten, F. J. (1894). Former Clock & Watchmakers and their Work. London: E. & F.N. Spon. pp. 89–97.