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  • Paperback: 580 pages
  • Publisher: Univ Pr of the Pacific (June 1 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1410200507
  • ISBN-13: 978-1410200501
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 3.3 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 626 g

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Authors and essays in this volume are: Sir Robert Stawell Ball: Atoms and Sunbeams -- The Wanderings of the North Pole

Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin): The Age of the Sun’s Heat Richard Anthony Proctor: The Past and Future of our Earth Robert Simpson Woodward: Mathematical Theories of the Earth Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli: The Rotation and Physical Constitution of the Planet Mercury -- The Planet Mars George Howard Darwin: Meteorites and Stellar Systems William Harkness: Magnitude of the Solar System

Ormsby McKnight Mitchel: The Stability of the Solar System Edmund Ledger: The New Planet, Eros Edward Singleton Holden:Sidereal Astronomy: Old and New-- Photography the Servant of Astronomy-- The Beginnings of American Astronomy Sir John Frederick William Herschel: Stellar Parallax Charles S. Hastings: The History of the Telescope William Huggins: Results of Spectrum Analysis Applied to Heavenly Bodies-- Celestial Spectroscopy-- The New Astronomy

David Gill: An Astronomer’s Work in a Modern Observatory Pierre Simon: The System of the WorldCThe Nebular Hypothesis George M. Searle: Marquis de Laplace-- Are the Planets Habitable ?

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