The Celestial Worlds Discovered: Or Conjectures Concerning the Inhabitants, Plants and Productions of the Worlds in the Planets (1722)

The Celestial Worlds Discovered Or Conjectures Concerning the Inhabitants Plants and Productions of the Worlds in the Planets The th century was a wealth of knowledge exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record keeping made possible by advances in the printing press In its determination to preserve the

  • Title: The Celestial Worlds Discovered: Or Conjectures Concerning the Inhabitants, Plants and Productions of the Worlds in the Planets (1722)
  • Author: Christiaan Huygens John Clarke
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 451
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record keeping made possible by advances in the printing press In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind Now foThe 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record keeping made possible by advances in the printing press In its determination to preserve the century of revolution, Gale initiated a revolution of its own digitization of epic proportions to preserve these invaluable works in the largest archive of its kind Now for the first time these high quality digital copies of original 18th century manuscripts are available in print, making them highly accessible to libraries, undergraduate students, and independent scholars.Medical theory and practice of the 1700s developed rapidly, as is evidenced by the extensive collection, which includes descriptions of diseases, their conditions, and treatments Books on science and technology, agriculture, military technology, natural philosophy, even cookbooks, are all contained here The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification British LibraryT053996Translated by John Clarke, Dean of Salisbury.London printed for James Knapton, 1722 vi,162p plates 8

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    1. I found this book on and read it out of historical interest. Huygens spends much of the book speculating about what life might be like on other planets. This is the least interesting part of the book, I think, to the modern reader, because it consists largely of speculating that life will be very much like the life on Earth on theological (perhaps teleological would be a better word?) grounds. It becomes much more interesting when he starts speculating about what those extraterrestrial astronom [...]

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