1691 in science

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The year 1691 in science and technology involved some significant events.


  • Italian Jesuit scholar Filippo Bonanni publishes the results of his microscopic observations of invertebrates in Observationes circa Viventia, quae in Rebus non-Viventibus.



  • Anton Nuck's Adenographia curiosa et uteri foeminei anatome nova is published at Leiden, including a description of the canal of Nuck[1] and a demonstration that the embryo is derived from the ovary and not the sperm.[2]





  1. ^ Enersen, Ole Daniel. "Nuck's canal". Whonamedit?. Retrieved 2012-10-15.
  2. ^ Speert, Harold (1958). Obstetric and Gynecologic Milestones. New York: Macmillan. pp. 95–101.
  3. ^ Edmonds, Carl; Lowry, C.; Pennefather, John. "History of diving". South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society Journal. 5 (2). Archived from the original on 2010-10-14. Retrieved 2011-06-17.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  4. ^ "Robert Boyle | Biography, Contributions, Works, & Facts". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 4 December 2020.