Author: Carl Sagan
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0307800989
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With a lyrical literary style, and a range that touches almost all aspects of human knowledge, Cosmos often seems too good to be true.”—The Plain Dealer “Sagan is an astronomer with one eye on the stars, another on history, and a ...


Author: Alexander von Humboldt
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These volumes of my work, must, therefore, in accordance with a remark already
made {Cosmos, vol. iii, pp. 2 — 6), be considered merely as an expansion and
more careful exposition of the General Picture of Nature {Cosmos, vol. i, pp.


Author: Alexander Von Humboldt
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 9781359714091
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.


Author: John North
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226594416
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The definitive history of humanity's search to find its place within the universe. North charts the history of astronomy and cosmology from the Paleolithic period to the present day.

The Cosmos

Author: Craig G. Fraser
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313332180
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Shows how our ideas about the size, shape, and composition of the universe came to be.

Alcman And The Cosmos Of Sparta

Author: Gloria Ferrari
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226668673
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A provocative reinterpretation of the Partheneion and its broader context, Alcman and the Cosmos of Sparta excavates the poem’s invocations of widespread and long-lived cosmological ideas that cast the universe as perfectly harmonious and ...

Cosmic Order And Divine Power

Author: Johan C. Thom
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161528095
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In line with the aims of the SAPERE series, this volume on De mundo is explicitly interdisciplinary by nature, bringing together contributions from scholars from a broad spectrum of disciplines and specialisations which focus on specific ...

Cosmos A Sketch Of The Physical Description Of The Universe

Author: Alexander von Humboldt
Publisher: tredition
ISBN: 3847200801
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This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide.

The Life Of The Cosmos

Author: Lee Smolin
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195126648
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Lee Smolin offers a new theory of the universe that is at once elegant, comprehensive, and radically different from anything proposed before.