1835 in science,
other events of 1836,
1837 in science and the
list of years in science.
May 15 - Francis Baily, during an eclipse of the sun, observes the phenomenon named after him as Baily's beads.
October 2 - Naturalist Charles Darwin returns to Falmouth, England aboard the HMS Beagle after a 5-year journey collecting biological data he will later use to develop his theory of evolution.
Theodor Schwann discovers pepsin in extracts from the stomach lining; first isolation of an animal enzyme.
French chemist Auguste Laurent discovers o-phthalic acid (1,2-benzenecarboxylic acid) by oxidizing naphthalene tetrachloride.
The chemical compound acetylene, also called ethyne, was discovered by Edmund Davy.
Copley Medal: Jons Jacob Berzelius; Francis Kiernan
Wollaston Medal: Louis Agassiz
May 28 - Alexander Mitscherlich, chemist (+ 1918)
Joseph Lockyear, astronomer
June 10 - André-Marie Ampère, physicist