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Author: Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
Title: Modern cosmogonies
Publisher: London : A. and C. Black
Subject (keywords, tags): Cosmogony

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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


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