His scientific jubilee was celebrated in Paris in 1901.
All scientific material from the past is making its way online.
Computers can connect to and control highly specialized scientific instruments, and equipment can be accessed remotely.
In one sense tt may be said to stand to theological literature in Scotland in something of the same position as that occupied by the Canon Mirificus with respect to the scientific literature, for it is the first published original work relating to theological interpretation, and is quite without a predecessor in its own field.
Even today, the scientific method involves experimentation that almost always necessitates some amount of data collection.