1762 in science

The year 1762 in science and technology involved some significant events.

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  • Antoine Baumé publishes his textbook Éléments de pharmacie théorique et pratique in Paris.






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  2. ^ In his 1762 paper on sound, Lagrange treats a special case of the theorem: Lagrange (1762) "Nouvelles recherches sur la nature et la propagation du son" (New researches on the nature and propagation of sound), Miscellanea Taurinensia (also known as: Mélanges de Turin ), 2: 11-172. This article is reprinted as: "Nouvelles recherches sur la nature et la propagation du son" in: Serret, J. A., ed., Oeuvres de Lagrange (Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1867), 1: 151-316; on pp. 263-265, Lagrange transforms triple integrals into double integrals using integration by parts.
  3. ^ Anderson, R. G. W. (2004). "Black, Joseph (1728–1799)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/2495. Retrieved 2016-02-01. (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  4. ^ "Copley Medal | British scientific award". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
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