1791 in science

The year 1791 in science and technology involved some significant events.

List of years in science (table)

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  • Pierre Prévost shows that all bodies radiate heat, no matter how hot or cold they are.

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  1. ^ In the treatise "De viribus electricitatis in motu musculari commentarius" ("Commentary on the Force of Electricity on Muscular Motion") published in the proceedings of the Institute of Sciences at Bologna (vol. 7) and separately at Modena the following year.
  2. ^ Reported to the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall and in Crell's Annalen. Emsley, John (2001). "Titanium". Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements. Oxford University Press. p. 452. ISBN 978-0-19-850340-8.
  3. ^ Croker King, Samuel (1790–1792). "Description of an Instrument for Performing the Operation of Trepanning the Skull, with More Ease, Safety and Expedition, than Those Now in General Use". Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy. Dublin. 4: 119–139. JSTOR 30078668.
  4. ^ British patent no. 1825.
  5. ^ Ball, Philip (2004). Critical Mass. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. p. 53. ISBN 978-0-374-53041-9.
  6. ^ "Copley Medal | British scientific award". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 21 July 2020.