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Headword Date Article Type
Frequency of stretched vibrating string established 1714 Context Note
Causes of aurorae occurences suggested 1716 Context Note
Stellar proper motions discovered by Halley 1718 Context Note
Speed of light determined at about 283,000 km/s 1728 Context Note
Invention of Harrison's sea-going chronometer 1730 - 1773 Context
Resonance phenomenon observed 1739 Context Note
Captain Bering reaches Alaska 1740 Context Note
Theory of prime numbers first formulated 1742 Context Note
Sir George Anson completes voyage round the world 1744 Context Note
Benjamin Franklin shows that lightning is electricity 1752 Context Note
Lisbon Earthquake 1755 Context Note
Mountains and Mountain Climbing 1760 - 1953 Context
Daniel Boone reaches Kentucky for the first time 1769 Context Note
Serious famine in Bengal 1769 - 1770 Context Note
Captain Cook takes British possession of Australia 1770 Context Note
James Cook lands in Botany Bay 1770 Context Note
First use of Hypnosis for Health Purposes 1774 Context Note
Composition of air discovered 1778 Context Note
Uranus discovered 1781 Context Note
'Animal electricity' discovered 1786 Context Note

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