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1735 in science

The year 1735 in science and technology involved some significant events.

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Astronomy

  • July 11 - Pluto (not known at this time) enters a fourteen-year period inside the orbit of Neptune, which will not recur until 1979.
  • Biology

  • Carl Linnaeus publishes his Systema Naturae.
  • Chemistry

  • Cobalt is discovered and isolated by Georg Brandt. This is the first metal discovered since ancient times.
  • Earth sciences

  • May – French Geodesic Mission (including Charles Marie de La Condamine, Pierre Bouguer, Louis Godin, Jorge Juan, Antonio de Ulloa, Joseph de Jussieu and Jean Godin) sets out for Ecuador.
  • Mathematics

  • Leonhard Euler solves the Basel problem, first posed by Pietro Mengoli in 1644, and the Seven Bridges of Königsberg problem.
  • Meteorology

  • May 22 – George Hadley publishes the first explanation of the trade winds.
  • Births

  • April 21 – Ivan Petrovich Kulibin, Russian inventor (died 1818)
  • May 17 (bapt.) – John Brown, Scottish physician (died 1788)
  • August 7 – Claudine Picardet, French, chemist, mineralogist, meteorologist and scientific translator (died 1820)
  • October 6 – Jesse Ramsden, English scientific instrument maker (died 1800)
  • December 4 – Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti, Viennese herpetologist (died 1805)
  • Deaths

  • February 27 – Dr John Arbuthnot, British polymath (born 1667)
  • September 27 – Peter Artedi, Swedish naturalist (born 1705)
  • References

    1735 in science Wikipedia


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