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Flammarion, Camille 1842-1925

Works: 872 works in 3,166 publications in 21 languages and 12,759 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Handbooks and manuals  History  Popular works  Musical settings  Pictorial works  Observations  Biography  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Translator, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Artist, Conceptor, Contributor, Other, Secretary, Creator, Annotator, Former owner, Collaborator, Scenarist, Dedicatee
Classifications: QB44, 523
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The Flammarion book of astronomy by Camille Flammarion( Book )

16 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in English and held by 938 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
Popular astronomy : a general description of the heavens by Camille Flammarion( Book )

153 editions published between 1879 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A la fin du XIXe siècle cet ouvrage faisait le point sur les connaissances acquises en astronomie
Lumen by Camille Flammarion( Book )

57 editions published between 1870 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

61 editions published between 1894 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 370 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 )

85 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in the air by James Glaisher( Book )

44 editions published between 1870 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luftverkehr ; Geschichte ; Ballon, Luftballon
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 )

46 editions published between 1877 and 2013 in French and English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The atmosphere by Camille Flammarion( Book )

29 editions published between 1871 and 2012 in French and English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La pluralite des mondes habités by Camille Flammarion( Book )

164 editions published between 1862 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Haunted houses by Camille Flammarion( Book )

30 editions published between 1923 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trois cas proposés, trois enquêtes sérieuses qui ont lieu au Québec. [SDM]
La mort et son mystère by Camille Flammarion( Book )

43 editions published between 1920 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Paranormal, the new ebook series from F+W Media International Ltd, resurrecting rare titles, classic publications and out-of-print texts, as well as new ebook titles on the supernatural - other-worldly books for the digital age. The series includes a range of paranormal subjects from angels, fairies and UFOs to near-death experiences, vampires, ghosts and witchcraft. Written across half a century, Flammarion seeks answers to the questions; Is not spirit superior to matter? What is our true nature? What is our future destiny? Are we merely ephemeral flames shining an instant to be foreve
Dreams of an astronomer by Camille Flammarion( Book )

35 editions published between 1883 and 1925 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wonders of the heavens by Camille Flammarion( Book )

68 editions published between 1865 and 1913 in 4 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1900 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystrious psychic forces; an account of the author's invesigations in psychical research, together with those of other European savants by Camille Flammarion( Book )

28 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in French and English and held by 145 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 )

31 editions published between 1881 and 2014 in French and English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apocalypse by Camille Flammarion( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 69 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's The planet Mars by Camille Flammarion( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 36 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
Mémoires; biographiques et philosophiques d'un astronome by Camille Flammarion( Book )

8 editions published between 1911 and 1986 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mortalité et paix armée by Edmond Spalikowski( Book )

3 editions published in 1904 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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

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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

פלמריון, ק.

פלמריון, קמיל 1842־1925

فلاماريون، قاميل

كميل فلاماريون

کامیل فلاماریون ستاره‌شناس فرانسوی

காமில் பிளம்மாரியன்


フラマリオン・カミ-ル 1842-1925

フラマリオン, カミーユ


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