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The year 1996 in science and technology involved many significant events, listed below.

List of years in science (table)

Contents

Astronomy and space explorationEdit

 
The cloning process that produced Dolly.

BiologyEdit

ChemistryEdit

Computer scienceEdit

ExplorationEdit

MedicineEdit

MeteorologyEdit

PhilosophyEdit

TechnologyEdit

  • Zenith introduces the first HDTV-compatible front projection television in the United States. Broadcasters, TV & PC manufacturers set industry standards for digital HDTV.[36]
  • APS film format is introduced.[37]

PublicationsEdit

AwardsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Near Earth Asteroid Rendezvous Shoemaker". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Hale-Bopp and Hyakutake". www.pbs.org. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  4. ^ Gleick, James (1996-12-01). "A Bug and A Crash". New York Times Magazine. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
  5. ^ "Mars Global Surveyor". mars.nasa.gov. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Keck telescopes". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  7. ^ "1997: Dolly the sheep is cloned". BBC News. 22 February 1997. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  8. ^ "CNN - Ancient meteorite may point to life on Mars - Aug. 7, 1996". edition.cnn.com. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  9. ^ Engel, Stacia R.; Dietrich, Fred S.; Fisk, Dianna G.; Binkley, Gail; Balakrishnan, Rama; Costanzo, Maria C.; Dwight, Selina S.; Hitz, Benjamin C.; Karra, Kalpana; Nash, Robert S.; Weng, Shuai; Wong, Edith D.; Lloyd, Paul; Skrzypek, Marek S.; Miyasato, Stuart R.; Simison, Matt; Cherry, J. Michael (2014). "The Reference Genome Sequence of Saccharomyces cerevisiae: Then and Now". G3. 4 (3): 389–398. doi:10.1534/g3.113.008995. PMC 3962479. PMID 24374639.
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  12. ^ Davis, Daniel Paul (2015). Hysterically Historical: January II. Booktango. p. 71. ISBN 9781468964226.
  13. ^ Newborn, Monty (2011). Beyond Deep Blue: Chess in the Stratosphere. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 7–9. ISBN 9780857293411.
  14. ^ Hansen, Dustin (2016). Game On!: Video Game History from Pong and Pac-Man to Mario, Minecraft, and More. Feiwel & Friends. p. 191. ISBN 9781250080967.
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  17. ^ Greenberg, Andy (2009-10-05). "The Man Who's Beating Google". Forbes.
  18. ^ Yanhong Li (1998). "Toward a qualitative search engine". IEEE Internet Computing. 2 (4): 24–29. doi:10.1109/4236.707687.
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  20. ^ USPTO, "Hypertext Document Retrieval System and Method", US Patent number: 5920859, Inventor: Yanhong Li, Filing date: 5 February 1997, Issue date: 6 July 1999.
  21. ^ Kahle, Brewster (March 1997). "Archiving the Internet". Scientific American. Retrieved 2011-08-19.
  22. ^ "The first quantum search algorithm on a scalable quantum computer has important implications". MIT Technology Review. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  23. ^ Getting information from the IRC system: Linux Basic. AL1-032 (in Polish). NOITE S.C. p. 5.
  24. ^ "Historical Badass: Goran Kropp, the Man Who Rode to Everest - adventure journal". www.adventure-journal.com. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  25. ^ "About the Cochrane Library". The Cochrane Library. Archived from the original on 2011-01-05. Retrieved 2011-01-25.
  26. ^ Will, R.G; Ironside, J.W; Zeidler, M.; Estibeiro, K.; Cousens, S.N; Smith, P.G; Alperovitch, A.; Poser, S.; Pocchiari, M.; Hofman, A. (1996). "A new variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the UK". The Lancet. 347 (9006): 921–925. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(96)91412-9.
  27. ^ Hofmann, M.; Hock, C. (2001). "Alzheimer's Disease: Antidementive Drugs". International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. pp. 418–423. doi:10.1016/B0-08-043076-7/03738-4. ISBN 9780080430768.
  28. ^ Tsopelas, Nicholas D.; Marin, Deborah B. (2001). "Cholinergic Treatments of Alzheimer's Disease". Functional Neurobiology of Aging. pp. 475–486. doi:10.1016/B978-012351830-9/50034-2. ISBN 9780123518309.
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  30. ^ Boolell, M.; Allen, M. J.; Ballard, S. A.; Gepi-Attee, S.; Muirhead, G. J.; Naylor, A. M.; Osterloh, I. H.; Gingell, C. (1996). "Sildenafil: an orally active type 5 cyclic GMP-specific phosphodiesterase inhibitor for the treatment of penile erectile dysfunction". International Journal of Impotence Research. 8 (2): 47–52. PMID 8858389.
  31. ^ Lipman, Don (7 January 2013). "One wild storm: A look back at the 'Blizzard of '96'". Washington Post. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  32. ^ "Death Toll in Bangladesh Tornado Rises to at Least 443". The New York Times. 15 May 1996. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  33. ^ "GEOSCAN Search Results: Fastlink". geoscan.nrcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  34. ^ "'What am I going to do?': Saguenay resident recalls flood that swept away his home". CBC News. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  35. ^ "The Conscious Mind David J. Chalmers". www.oupcanada.com. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  36. ^ Constable, George; Somerville, Bob (2003). A Century of Innovation: Twenty Engineering Achievements that Transformed Our Lives. Joseph Henry Press. p. 71. ISBN 9780309089081.
  37. ^ Andrews, Philip (2015). Langford's Starting Photography: The Guide to Creating Great Images. CRC Press. p. 46. ISBN 9781317552833.
  38. ^ Sokal, Alan D. (1996). "Transgressing the Boundaries: Toward a Transformative Hermeneutics of Quantum Gravity". Social Text (46/47): 217–252. doi:10.2307/466856. JSTOR 466856.
  39. ^ Sokal, Alan D. (May 1996). "A Physicist Experiments With Cultural Studies". Lingua Franca. Retrieved 2015-03-09.
  40. ^ Prigogine, Ilya (1 January 1996). "La Fin des certitudes". Amazon (in French). Éditions Odile Jacob. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  41. ^ "How Writing Came About By Denise Schmandt-Besserat". University of Texas a Press. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  42. ^ "Nobel Prizes 1996". www.nobelprize.org. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  43. ^ "Willard Van Orman Quine". Inamori Foundation. Archived from the original on 2013-07-20. Retrieved 15 December 2012.
  44. ^ "Amir Pnueli". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  45. ^ "The Geological Society of London - Wollaston Medal". www.geolsoc.org.uk. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  46. ^ "Dolly the sheep". National Museums Scotland. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  47. ^ Sets and Extensions in the Twentieth Century. Elsevier. 2012. p. 175. ISBN 9780080930664.
  48. ^ "About Solomon Asch". www.brynmawr.edu. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  49. ^ "Obituary: David Packard". The Independent. 28 March 1996. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  50. ^ "George Davis Snell - American geneticist". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  51. ^ Edge, David; Harre, Rom; Brown, Andrew; Barnes, Barry; Mulkay, Michael; Fuller, Steve; Rudwick, Martin; Giere, Ronald N.; Bloor, David (1997). "Obituary: Thomas S. Kuhn (18 July 1922 - 17 June 1996)". Social Studies of Science. 27 (3): 483–502. doi:10.1177/030631297027003005. JSTOR 285595. PMID 11619257.
  52. ^ "Tadeus Reichstein - Biographical". www.nobelprize.org. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  53. ^ "Obituaries: Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle". The Independent. 10 August 1996. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  54. ^ "Viktor Amazaspovich Ambartsumian - Armenian astronomer". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  55. ^ "Brother Adam - British apiarist". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  56. ^ "Paul Erdős - Hungarian mathematician". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  57. ^ "Seymour R. Cray - American engineer". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
  58. ^ "U-W - Women in Astronomy: A Comprehensive Bibliography (Science Reference Services, Library of Congress)". www.loc.gov. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
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