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Modern cosmogonies

Additional Digital Items:
https://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.FIG:001431041
Creator/Contributor:
Clerke, Agnes M. (Agnes Mary), 1842-1907, creator
Place Of Origin:
England
London
Publisher:
A. and C. Black
Creation Date:
1905
Extent:
vii, 287 p. ; 20 cm.
Language:
English
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Contents:
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.
Subjects:
Cosmogony
Notes:
Includes index.
Microfilm. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Imaging Services, 1999. 1 microfilm reel : positive ; 35 mm.
Microfilm. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Imaging Services, 1999. 1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm.
Attribution:
by Agnes M. Clerke.
Series:
Harvard College Library history of science project ; 00445
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
QB981 .C63
Repository:
Microforms, Lamont Library, Harvard University
Widener Library, Harvard University
John G. Wolbach Library, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Master Microforms, Harvard University
Record ID:
990014310410203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990014310410203941/catalog