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Flammarion, Camille 1842-1925

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The Flammarion book of astronomy by Camille Flammarion( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bk. IV: The planets. Real and apparent motions -- The planet Mercury -- The planet Venus -- The planet Mars -- The minor planets -- Jupiter, the giant planet -- Saturn -- Uranus -- The frontiers of the solar system -- bk. V: Comets, meteors and meteorites. Comets in human history -- The motion of comets in space -- The constitution of comets -- Meteors and meteorites -- Bk. VI: The sidereal universe. The constellations -- The measurement of stellar positions -- The brightness and number of the stars -- The distances of the stars -- The proper motions of the stars -- Double stars -- Stellar spectra -- Radial velocities, spectroscopic binaries -- Eclipsing binaries -- The diameters, masses and brightnesses of stars -- variable stars -- Novae and supernovae -- The planetary nebulae, the Wolf-Rayet stars -- Star clusters -- The constitution, chemistry and evolution of the stars -- The diffuse nebulae -- Radio astronomy -- The galaxy -- Extragalactic nebulae -- bk. VII: The instruments of astronomy -- bk. VIII: Artificial satellites and space vehicles. Elements of extra-terrestrial ballistics -- One step: rockets -- Artificial satellites -- Space probes -- The prospect before us: astronautics -- Some astronomical data
Apokalypse by Camille Flammarion( )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das letzte Buch der Bibel, die Offenbarung des Johannes (im Englischen auch "Apocalypse"), prophezeit das Ende aller Zeiten und schildert die Ereignisse, die das Weltende markieren werden. Während des Mittelalters wurde das Motiv des Weltuntergangs zu einem zentralen Thema in der Kunst und gleichzeitig ein Schreckgespenst des Volkes, das unter dem Einfluss religiöser Autorität in tiefer Angst vor einem zornigen Gott lebte. Glücklicherweise hielt dies die Künstler der Apokalypse nicht davon ab, ihrer Fantasie freien Lauf zu lassen und den stark symbolischen Charakter des Offenbarungstexts auf vielfältigste Art und Weise zu deuten und in den verschiedensten Werkstoffen umzusetzen. Dieses Buch bringt einige der berühmtesten Offenbarungsdarstellungen zusammen, von den Wandteppichen der Angers-Apokalypse bis hin zu den eigenwilligen Illustrationen endzeitlicher Visionen eines William Blake. Begleitet wird diese Visualisierung der Apokalypse von einem nuancierten Text zu den zahlreichen falsch datierten und nie gekommenen Weltuntergängen der Menschheitsgeschichte
Apocalypse by Camille Flammarion( )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The final book of the Bible, called both Revelation and Apocalypse, prophesises what will happen at the end of time. During the Middle Ages, in a society which deeply believed in God and was mainly ruled by religious authorities, this theme has often been used in art. Its symbolic content allowed for many different interpretations, using various types of support (tapestries, illuminations, sculpture, painting). This book pools the most famous pieces of art inspired by this theme, such as the Apocalypse drapery from Angers Cathedral, the carved tympanum of the Autun Cathedral, and the fresco in Albi Cathedral. The theme of the Apocalypse was a means to impress minds while also allowing artists to develop their imaginations."--Publisher website
Lumen by Camille Flammarion( Book )

66 editions published between 1870 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secretes of the space, astrology, eternity of souls
Omega: the last days of the world by Camille Flammarion( Book )

67 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The end begins in the twenty-fifth century, when a comet threatens to collide with the earth. The consequences of that frightening cosmic event are far-reaching, setting in motion a series of physical, psychic, and social changes that will profoundly affect the planet and its people far into the future. The earth's surface drastically transforms over time. Cultures radically alter, collapse, and fade away. Nations rise and fall, species become extinct, and human beings find themselves at the end of the world, alone and changed in fundamental ways. This melancholic, poetic science fiction tale of things to come is as compelling and disturbing today as when it was first written
Camille Flammarion's The planet Mars by Camille Flammarion( )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camille Flammarion (1842-1925) began his career at 16 as a human computer under the great mathematician U.J.J. Le Verrier at the Paris Observatory. He soon tired of the drudgery; he was drawn to more romantic vistas, and at 19 wrote a book on an idea that he was to make his own--the habitability of other worlds. There followed a career as Frances greatest popularizer of astronomy, with over 60 titles to his credit. An admirer granted him a chateau at Juvisy-sur-lOrge, and he set up a first-rate observatory dedicated to the study of the planet Mars. Finally, in 1892, he published his masterpiece, La Planete Mars et ses conditions dhabitabilite, a comprehensive summary of three centuries worth of literature on Mars, much of it based on his own personal research into rare memoirs and archives. As a history of that era, it has never been surpassed, and remains one of a handful of indispensable books on the red planet. Sir Patrick Moore (1923-2012) needs no introduction; his record
Dieu dans la nature by Camille Flammarion( Book )

112 editions published between 1800 and 1932 in 5 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The atmosphere by Camille Flammarion( Book )

16 editions published between 1871 and 1888 in English and French and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urania by Camille Flammarion( Book )

61 editions published between 1890 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'inconnu. The unknown by Camille Flammarion( Book )

20 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uranie by Camille Flammarion( Book )

52 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les terres du ciel; voyage astronomique sur les autres mondes et description des conditions actuelles de la vie sur les diverses planètes du système solaire by Camille Flammarion( Book )

14 editions published in 1884 in French and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreams of an astronomer by Camille Flammarion( Book )

33 editions published between 1883 and 1925 in 3 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les merveilles célestes : lectures du soir by Camille Flammarion( Book )

69 editions published between 1865 and 1913 in French and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in the air by James Glaisher( Book )

17 editions published between 1871 and 1993 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomie populaire. Description générale du ciel illustrée de 360 figures, planches en chromolithographie, cartes célestes, etc by Camille Flammarion( )

10 editions published between 1880 and 2009 in French and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted houses by Camille Flammarion( Book )

10 editions published between 1924 and 2003 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La pluralité des mondes habités : étude ou l'on expose les conditions d'habitabilité des terres célestes, discutées au point de vue de l'astronomie, de la physiologie et de la philosophie naturelle by Camille Flammarion( Book )

62 editions published between 1864 and 1931 in French and Italian and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomie populaire : description générale du ciel by Camille Flammarion( Book )

80 editions published between 1880 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French astronomer Camille Flammarion (1842–1925) firmly believed that science should not be the preserve of elites. His passion for the discoveries of his time is palpable throughout this classic introduction to astronomy, which stands as a landmark in the history of popular science writing. It features 360 illustrations, including highly detailed maps of the Moon and Mars, the latter being of special interest for Flammarion as he compared and contrasted it with the Earth. Originally published in 1880, the work won the approval of the Académie Française and the Minister of Public Instruction. This reissue is of the version that appeared in 1881 after 50,000 copies had already reached an enthusiastic readership. Its translation into English as Popular Astronomy (1894) and another accessible work by Flammarion, Le Monde avant la création de l'homme (1886), are also reissued in this series
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Alternative Names
Camille Flammarion astronomo, editore e divulgatore scientifico francese

Camille Flammarion astrônomo francês

Camille Flammarion écrivain et astronome français

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Camille Flammarion Frans astronoom

Camille Flammarion fransk astronom

Camille Flammarion französischer Astronom und Autor populärwissenschaftlicher Schriften

Camille Flammarion French astronomer and author

Camillus Flammarion

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Ками Фламарион француски астроном

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