1984 in science

The year 1984 in science and technology involved some significant events.

List of years in science (table)

Astronomy and space explorationEdit

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History of scienceEdit

PaleontologyEdit

Physiology and medicineEdit

TechnologyEdit

  • May 5 – Itaipu Dam in South America begins to generate hydroelectricity.
  • July 21 – In Jackson, Michigan, a factory robot crushes a worker against a safety bar in apparently the first robot-related death in the United States.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Brown, David (2001-06-19). "The 'recipe for disaster' that killed 80 and left a £5bn bill". The Daily Telegraph. London. Retrieved 2014-12-02.
  2. ^ Greider, Carol W.; Blackburn, Elizabeth H. (December 1985). "Identification of a Specific Telomere Terminal Transferase Activity in Tetrahymena Extracts". Cell. 43 (2:1): 405–13. doi:10.1016/0092-8674(85)90170-9. PMID 3907856.
  3. ^ Willadsen, S. M. (1986). "Nuclear transplantation in sheep embryos". Nature. 320 (6057): 63–65. Bibcode:1986Natur.320...63W. doi:10.1038/320063a0. PMID 3951549.
  4. ^ Willadsen, S. M. (1989). "Cloning of sheep and cow embryos". Genome. 31 (2): 956–62. doi:10.1139/g89-167.
  5. ^ Kramer, P.; Neri, R. (1984). "On periodic and non-periodic space fillings of Em obtained by projection". Acta Crystallographica. A40 (5): 580. doi:10.1107/S0108767384001203.
  6. ^ Shechtman, D.; Blech, I.; Gratias, D.; Cahn, J. (1984). "Metallic Phase with Long-Range Orientational Order and No Translational Symmetry". Physical Review Letters. 53 (20): 1951–4. Bibcode:1984PhRvL..53.1951S. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.53.1951.
  7. ^ Levine, Dov; Steinhardt, Paul Joseph (1984). "Quasicrystals: A New Class of Ordered Structures". Physical Review Letters. 53 (26): 2477–80. Bibcode:1984PhRvL..53.2477L. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.53.2477.
  8. ^ Nishida, H.; Takada, N.; Yoshimura, M.; Sonods, T.; Kobayshi, H. (1984). "Tetrakis(3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)borate: Highly Lipophilic Stable Anionic Agent for Solvent-Extraction of Cations". Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan. 57 (9): 2600–2604. doi:10.1246/bcsj.57.2600.
  9. ^ Paul, Franklin (2009-06-02). "At 25, Tetris still eyeing growth". Reuters. Retrieved 2014-12-02.
  10. ^ Maeda, Nobuyo; Yang, Funmei; Barnett, Don R.; Bowman, Barbara H.; Smithies, Oliver (1984). "Duplication within the haptoglobin Hp 2 gene". Nature. 309 (5964): 131–135. Bibcode:1984Natur.309..131M. doi:10.1038/309131a0. PMID 6325933.