1853 in science

The year 1853 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

List of years in science (table)

BiologyEdit

ExplorationEdit

  • November 25 – First definite sighting of Heard Island in the Antarctic.
  • Alfred Russel Wallace publishes A Narrative of Travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro, with an account of the native tribes, and observations on the climate, geology, and natural history of the Amazon Valley.

MathematicsEdit

MedicineEdit

MeteorologyEdit

TechnologyEdit

AwardsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nouvelle fonction du foie, considéré comme organe producteur de matière sucrée chez l'homme et les animaux. Paris.
  2. ^ Steiner, J. (1853). "Combinatorische Außgabe". Journal für die Reine und Angewandte Mathematik. 45: 181–182.
  3. ^ "United Kingdom Vaccination Act 1853". Policy Navigator. The Health Foundation. Retrieved 2020-11-18.
  4. ^ Siegel, I. M. (1988). "Historical Vignette #9. Little big man: the life and genius of William John Little (1810-1894)". Orthopedic Review. 17 (11): 1156, 1161–6. PMID 3060808.
  5. ^ Engel, Rainer (2007). "Development of the Modern Cystoscope: An Illustrated History". Medscape. Retrieved 2011-10-17.
  6. ^ "The Historical Documents". Barsanti e Matteucci. Fondazione Barsanti & Matteucci. 2009. Retrieved 2013-11-01.
  7. ^ Ricci, G. (2012). "The First Internal Combustion Engine". In Starr, F.; Marshall, E.L.; Lawton, B. (eds.). The Piston Engine Revolution. London: Newcomen Society. pp. 23–44. ISBN 978-0-904685-15-2.
  8. ^ "Copley Medal | British scientific award". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 23 July 2020.