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Man's Place in the Universe

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Man's Place in the Universe
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Publisher: Chapman and Hall
ISBN/ASIN: B0010TN40S
Number of pages: 330

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Contents: early ideas; modern ideas; the new astronomy; the distribution of the stars; distances of stars - the sun's motion; unity and the evolution of the star-system; are the stars infinite?; our relation to the Milky Way; the uniformity of matter and its laws; the essential characters of organisms; physical condition essential for life; the Earth in relation to life; the atmosphere in relation to life; the other planets are not habitable; the stars - have they planets?

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