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Flammarion, Camille 1842-1925

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Works: 1,023 works in 3,284 publications in 17 languages and 13,125 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Handbooks and manuals  Musical settings  Biography  Popular works  Pictorial works  Observations  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Translator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Conceptor, Contributor, Other, Secretary, Annotator, Dedicatee, Creator, Former owner, Scenarist, Collaborator
Classifications: QB44, 523
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The Flammarion book of astronomy by Camille Flammarion( Book )

86 editions published between 1879 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,094 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
Lumen by Camille Flammarion( Book )

57 editions published between 1870 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

60 editions published between 1894 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 366 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
Urania by Camille Flammarion( Book )

87 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in the air by James Glaisher( Book )

32 editions published between 1870 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nota manuscrita de Eduardo Villa para el Doctor Manuel Uribe A. (Bogota, mayo 13 de 1874). Donacion Biblioteca de Zea. Con retrato de J. Glaisher
The atmosphere by Camille Flammarion( Book )

13 editions published between 1871 and 1888 in English and French and held by 223 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 )

15 editions published in 1884 in French and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Popular astronomy : a general description of the heavens by Camille Flammarion( Book )

23 editions published between 1894 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreams of an astronomer by Camille Flammarion( Book )

34 editions published between 1883 and 1925 in 3 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dieu dans la nature by Camille Flammarion( Book )

100 editions published between 1800 and 1932 in 5 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted houses by Camille Flammarion( Book )

13 editions published between 1924 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les étoiles et les curiosités du ciel; description complète du ciel visible à l'œil nu et de tous les objets célestes faciles à observer by Camille Flammarion( Book )

42 editions published between 1881 and 1982 in French and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'inconnu : the unknown by Camille Flammarion( Book )

15 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 165 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 )

84 editions published between 1864 and 1931 in French and Italian and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

60 editions published between 1865 and 1913 in French and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wonders of the heavens by Camille Flammarion( Book )

29 editions published between 1867 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apocalypse by Camille Flammarion( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and French and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work pools the most famous pieces of art inspired by the Apocalypse, such as the Apocalypse drapery from the cathedral of Angers, the carved tympanum of the Autun cathedral, and the fresco in Albi cathedral
Camille Flammarion by Philippe de La Cotardière( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camille Flammarion's The planet Mars by Camille Flammarion( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 38 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 France?s greatest popularizer of astronomy, with over 60 titles to his credit. An admirer granted him a chateau at Juvisy-sur-l?Orge, 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 d?habitabilite, 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 of popularizing astronomy in Britain in the 20th century equaled Flammarion?s in France in the 19th century. Moore pounded out hundreds of books as well as served as presenter of the BBC's TV program "Sky at Night" program for 55 years (a world record). Though Moore always insisted that the Moon was his chef-d?oeuvre, Mars came a close second, and in 1980 he produced a typescript of Flammarion?s classic. Unfortunately, even he found the project too daunting for his publishers and passed the torch of keeping the project alive to a friend, the amateur astronomer and author William Sheehan, in 1993. Widely regarded as a leading historian of the planet Mars, Sheehan has not only meticulously compared and corrected Moore?s manuscript against Flammarion?s original so as to produce an authoritative text, he has added an important introduction showing the book?s significance in the history of Mars studies. Here results a book that remains an invaluable resource and is also a literary tour-de-force, in which the inimitable style of Flammarion has been rendered in the equally unique style of Moore
 
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Lumen
Alternative Names
Camille Flammarion astronomo, editore e divulgatore scientifico francese

Camille Flammarion Frans astronoom

Camille Flammarion fransk astronom

Camille Flammarion französischer Astronom und Autor populärwissenschaftlicher Schriften

Camille Flammarion French astronomer and author

Camillus Flammarion

Filamaryon, Kamil 1842-1925

Flamariōn, Kamil 1842-1925

Flamarion, Q. 1842-1925

Flamaryon, Q. 1842-1925

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Flammarion, C. 1842-1925

Flammarion, C. (Camille), 1842-1925

Flammarion, Camile

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Flammarion, Camille 1842-1925

Flammarion, Camillo

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Flammarion, Camilo

Flammarión, Camilo, 1842-1925

Flammarion, K. 1842-1925

Flammarion, K. (Kamill), 1842-1925

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Flammarion, Kamille 1842-1925

Flammarion, Nicholas Camille 1842-1925

Flammarion, Nicola Camille 1842-1925

Flammarion, Nicolas C. 1842-1925

Flammarion, Nicolas Camille

Flammarion, Nicolas Camille 1842-1925

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Hermès 1842-1925

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Kamills Flammarions

Nicolas Camille Flammarion

Nicolas Camille Flammarion francouzský astronom a spisovatel

Καμίλ Φλαμαριόν

Καμίλ Φλαμαριόν Γάλλος αστρονόμος και συγγραφέας έργων εκλαϊκευμένης επιστήμης

Ками Фламарион француски астроном

Камий Фламарион

Камиль Фламмарион

Камиль Фламмарион французский астроном, известный популяризатор астрономии

Камиј Фламарион

Каміль Нікаля Фламарыён

Каміль Нікаля Флямарыён

Каміль Фламмаріон

Фламарион К. 1842-1925

Фламмарион К. 1842-1925

Фламмарион, Камилл 1842-1925

Фламмарион, Камиль 1842-1925

Фламмарион, Камиль французский астроном, известный популяризатор астрономии

Фламмарион Н.К. 1842-1925

Фламмарион, Никола Камиль 1842-1925

פלאמאריון, ניקולה קאמיל

פלמריון, ק.

פלמריון, קמיל 1842־1925

فلاماريون، قاميل

كميل فلاماريون

کامیل فلاماریون ستاره‌شناس فرانسوی

காமில் பிளம்மாரியன்

カミーユ・フラマリオン

フラマリオン・カミ-ル 1842-1925

フラマリオン, カミーユ

卡米伊·弗拉馬利翁

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