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Title
Modern cosmogonies / by Agnes M. Clerke.
Name/Creator
Clerke, Agnes M. (Agnes Mary), 1842-1907, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FCOR.WOLBACH:2350190 
Location
Master Microforms

Microforms (Lamont)

Wolbach Library

Widener

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
London
Publisher
A. and C. Black
Language
English
Description
vii, 287 p. ; 20 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Classification
QB981 .C63
Subject
Cosmogony

Category
Galaxies and solar systems

Nebulae

Note
From Thales to Kant -- The nebular hypothesis -- Criticisms of the nebular hypothesis -- The nebular hypothesis varied and improved -- Tidal friction as an agent in cosmogony -- The fission of rotating globes -- World-building out of meteorites -- Cosmogony in the twentieth century -- Protyle: what is it? -- Universal forces -- The inevitable ether -- The forms of nebulæ -- The procession of suns -- Our own system -- Remnants and survivals -- Life as the outcome.

Includes index.
Other Title
  Harvard College Library history of science project ; 00445
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